Have a bad tummy? Have some grapes. Other than that, grapes are also an instant source of energy and keep you looking younger. Here are more health benefits of this fruit:
Found in clusters, this fruit is not just a rich source of vitamins A, C, B6 and folate but also has essential minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium.
If you thought biting into one of these tempting little fruits could make you look younger then you were probably right, because this fruit contains flavanoids —powerful antioxidants that can help slacken the ageing process — that reduce the damage caused by free radicals.
Thanks to its high nutritive value, this fruit can be used treat constipation, indigestion, fatigue, kidney disorders, muscle degeneration and can prevent cataract. Grapes are a good blood and body builder, and a quick source of energy.
Dried grapes or raisins are nutritious and help in many disorders including constipation, acidosis, anemia, fever, sexual weakness and help in gaining weight and eye care.
Grapes are crimson, black, dark blue, yellow, green, orange, and pink.
White grapes are actually green in color and are evolutionarily derived from the purple grape.
Combat these diseases
Asthma: Grapes have high assimilatory power and can increase the moisture present in lungs.
Antibacterial activity: Red grapes have strong antibacterial and antiviral properties and can protect you from infections.
Alzheimer’s disease: There have been studies that suggest that grapes can enhance brain health and stall the onset of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. Resveratrol, a beneficial polyphenol present in grapes, reduces the levels of amyloidal-beta peptides in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Breast cancer: Studies on laboratory rats have shown that juice of purple colored juice helps in preventing breast cancer by significantly reducing mammary tumor mass.
Constipation: Grapes contain organic acid, sugar and cellulose grapes are considered to be laxative food. They relieve chronic constipation by toning up the intestine and stomach.
Fatigue: Grape juice provides instant energy. Juice of white grapes is rich in iron and prevents fatigue.
Heart diseases: The nitric oxide levels in the blood increase when you eat grapes, and that prevent clots and reduces the chances of heart attacks. Antioxidants in them stop oxidation of LDL cholesterol, which blocks the blood vessels.
Indigestion: Grapes are preferred when one suffers from indigestion, as they constitute a light food. This fruit relieves heat and cures indigestion and irritation of the stomach.
Migraine: Ripe grape juice when taken early in the morning, without mixing additional water helps in curing migraine.
Kidney disorders: Grapes can help in the elimination of the acid from the system, thereby reducing the work pressure of kidneys.