Studies related to Weight and Grapefruit

Lipolytic Effect Of A Polyphenolic Citrus Dry Extract Of Red Orange, Grapefruit, Orange (SINETROL) In Human Body Fat Adipocytes. Mechanism Of Action By Inhibition Of CAMP-phosphodiesterase (PDE)

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 20
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
20 overweight or obese but healthy adults given SINETROL (citrus fruit blend containing grapefruit) significantly reduced BMI, body weight, and adiposity

The Effects Of Daily Consumption Of Grapefruit On Body Weight, Lipids, And Blood Pressure In Healthy, Overweight Adults

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Cohort
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 74
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
Consumption of a moderate amount of grapefruit (half of a Rio-Red with each of three meals for 6 weeks) was associated with modest weight loss and reductions in systolic blood pressure in otherwise healthy adults.

The Effects Of Grapefruit On Weight And Insulin Resistance: Relationship To The Metabolic Syndrome

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 91
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
All tested groups were able to reduce weight, although only the fruits significantly. Reductions in blood pressure did not reach stastical significance, while the fruits improved insulin sensitivity. Weight loss was most significant in the group consuming grapefruits rather than a juice or capsules made from it.