grapes

Health benefits of grapes

Grapes are a type of fruit that grow in clusters of 15 to 300, and can be

green, black, dark blue, crimson, yellow,  orange, and pink. “White” grapes are actually green in color, and are evolutionary derived from the purple grape.

Grapes offer more health benefits by their high nutrient contents. They have been associated with prevention of high blood pressure, cancer , heart disease , eye problems and many health conditions.

Nutrition

Amounts per 1 cup (151 g)

Calorie Information                                                                   Protein & Amino Acids

Calories – 104(435 kJ)                                                                                Protein – 1.1 g

From Carbohydrate – 98.5(412 kJ)                                                Carbohydrates

From Fat                    – 2.0(8.4 kJ)                                                          Total Carbohydrate – 27.3 g

From Protein            – 3.7(15.5 kJ)                                                         Sugars                –    23.4g

 

Vitamins                                                                                     Minerals

Vitamin C    – 16.3mg                                                                             Calcium        – 15.1mg

Vitamin K    –  22.0mcg                                                                        Sodium        – 3.0mg

Vitamin B    – 60.1mg                                                                             Magnesium – 10.6mg

Folate          – 3.0mcg                                                                             Phosphorus -30.2mg

Vitamin B   – 120.0mcg                                                                         Potassium    -288mg

Choline        – 8.5mg                                                                              Fluoride       – 11.8mcg

 

Other 

Water – 122g

 

3 benefits of grapes

 

1. Contain more nutrients which may necessary for bone skin and hair health

         Grape contains many mineral which may need for bone health. Some of them are vitamin K calcium magnesium and phosphorus. The minerals in our diet are essential for a variety of bodily functions. They are important for building strong bones and teeth, blood, skin, hair, nerve function, muscle and for metabolic processes such as those that turn the food we eat into energy.

2. May improve your memory

Compounds found in grapes may benefit your brain health and increase your memory. Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating, irreversible disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills to the point where the patient cannot perform simple tasks. Resveratrol is a potent antioxidant found in grapes.

3. Grapes can help you maintain a heart health.

Grapes have great potassium to sodium ratio. A potassium-rich diet helps the blood vessels relax and maintains a healthy blood pressure. A high potassium intake is associated with a 20 percent reduced risk of dying from all causes. Compounds found in grapes may help protect against high cholesterol levels by reducing cholesterol absorption

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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