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Grapefruit Juice May Be As Effective as Diabetes Drugs

A new mice study suggests that grapefruit juice might be just as effective as the type 2 diabetes drug, metformin, at lowering blood glucose. The research, which was funded by the California Grapefruit Growers Cooperative, was published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

It is the effect mediated by polyphenols in the grapefruit juice since they activate the same target as metformin, which is AMP kinase.

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