Grapes

Autumn brings new delicacies, including sweet grapes, which is well known that cleans body and improves digestion. In addition it has many other positive effects on the body.

grapes benefits health vitamins

Grapes have few calories, 100 grams of fresh grapes, for example, contains about 70 calories (292.88 kJ) and zero cholesterol.

Grapes contain a lot of fruit sugar (to 20 percent), which makes it healthy source of energy that gives us strenght to work through the day. Furthermore it contains a lot of minerals such as phosphorus for the proper functioning of the brain and nerves, calcium for healthy bones and teeth, manganese, thyroid, iron for blood and potassium for the muscles.

It is rich in vitamins of group B (expect B12), A, K and C which is excellent for strengthening the immune system. Color of grapes is dependent of the presence of polyphenolic pigments. Red berries are rich with Anthocyanins, while white grapes contains tannins, especially catechins. All these anti-oxidants are present in particular in the shell and in the seeds.

Resveratrol in grapes

The grapes are rich in resveratrol, which is considered one of the most powerful antioxidant and is important in the prevention of cancer of the colon and rectum, prostate cancer, coronary heart diseases, degenerative diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, it protects also against viral and fungal infections. In addition, resveratrol reduces the chances of a stroke, it protects the arteries by changing the molecular mechanisms in blood vessels. This is done in a way that reduces the activity of angiotensin (a hormone that increases blood pressure) and increases the production of nitric oxide, resulting in an enlargement of blood vessels and lower blood pressure.

grapes benefits health vitamins

Grapes are rich in vitamins of group B (expect B12), A, K and C .

Anthocyanin in grapes

Anthocyanins are another type of polyphenol antioxidants, which are found primarily in red grapes. These compounds act antiallergic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial, it can also protect against all forms of cancer.

Catechins in grapes

This is the type of flavonoids, which are found mainly in white or green grapes. They also antimicrobial, lower cholesterol, help prevent cancer, flu and colds, reduce high blood pressure and regulate blood sugar levels.

Grapes have few calories, 100 grams of fresh grapes, for example, contains about 70 calories (292.88 kJ) and zero cholesterol. That is why it is recommended for those who would like to realigning their body weight and those who suffer from elevated levels of bad cholesterol.

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