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Grapes and their Health Benefits

Posted Jan 15 2009 4:51pm
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Health Benefits of Grapes:

If you’re looking for health benefits, look no further than the fruit of the vine - look for grapes. Grapes are a good source of vitamins B6, C and A and folate.

The mineral content is also good, you will find phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, iron, potassium,and selenium, as well as small amounts of zinc, manganese and copper. To top it off, you will also get protein and some fiber.

Grapes contains flavonoids and resveratrol, powerful antioxidants .which helps with reducing the risk of cancer, age-associated disorders, heart disease and cardiovascular diseases

Its a good energy pick me up. It helps in the reduction of clumping of blood platelets and the acidity in the uric acid. It is also used for skin disorder, constipation, gout and liver conditions. It is also touted to reduce cholesterol levels

If you have diabetes, the sugar content of grapes may not be good for you.

Nutritive Value of Grapes : Per 200 gm.
Calories : 140

Vitamin B 6 .1.2 mg.
Vitamin C : 8 mg
Vitamin A : 160 I.U.
Phosphorus : 42 mg.
Calcium : 34 gm.
Fat : 2.8 gm.
Protein : 3 gm.
Carbohydrates : 29 gm.

Grapes are the way to go, so munch away

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