Grape Nutrition

Grape Nutrition

Grapes have several beneficial nutritional values. One of them being an effective antioxidant, and it also does wonders in cutting down cholesterol.

Today, heart diseases are the number one killer in the United States, and coronary heart disease takes more lives than all types of cancer put together. Coronary heart disease is mainly caused due to the collection of plaque in the artery walls.Eating fresh grapes prevents the accumulation of cholesterol, and also reduces the symptoms of heart disease. They have natural antioxidants and polyphenols which are effective and good for the heart. Also, they prevent arterial wall damage. Black grapes have a high content of polyphenols, which help in making the artery walls strong.

Grapes can be had in the form of juice, as fresh fruit, wines and jelly. People who have habits like smoking should take the benefits of grapes by having a glass of grape juice everyday. It helps to clear the toxins from the body.

Grapes also fight tumors in body, are effective for tissue repair and increase the body's immunity to various viruses. The caffeic acid in it provides a strong resistance for fighting diseases like cancer. They remove disease forming viruses from the body and act as a draining agent.

Here are some of the nutritional values in different types of grapes.

Calories 62

Calories from Fat 3%

Total Fat  0.3g

Saturated Fat 0.1g

Polyunsaturated Fat  0.1g

Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 2mg  0%

Total Carbohydrates 15.8g      5%

Dietary Fiber 0.8g   3%

Sugars 14.9g

Protein 0.6g

Vitamin A 2%

Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 1%

Iron 1%

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