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Offline Nazneen

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Health benefits of black grapes
« on: January 15, 2019, 03:08:33 PM »
Black grapes

Black grapes, which are known for their velvety colour and sweet flavour, come packed with nutrients and antioxidants. Grapes are actually 'berries' that have a semi-solid, translucent flesh inside them; they may or may not have seeds. The most popular use of grapes, all over the world, is in making wines. However, the juicy fruit has also added a number of uses to its crowning glory. Apart from being relished as a fruit or in salads, black grapes can also be cooked in a variety of ways to make sauces, jams, compotes, desserts and more. In addition, it has some incredible benefits for the skin, hair and overall health.

1. Protects the Heart

Resveratrol, a compound found in grapes, is known to ease the flow of blood in the blood vessels, thus improving blood circulation in the body. The phytochemicals present in them help in reducing damage of the heart muscles and also aid in regulating cholesterol levels in the body, thereby preventing the risk of heart attacks and other cardio vascular diseases.

2. Improves Vision

Black grapes contain Lutein and Zeaxanthin, which are carotenoids, known to help in maintaining good eyesight.

3. Fights Risk of Cancer

Black grapes exhibit anti-mutagenic and antioxidant properties that are very effective in combating all kinds of cancer, including breast cancer. The compound resveratrol is a rich source of anti-oxidants and certain elements that are capable of destroying the energy source of cancerous cells.

4. Boosts Brain Function

Grapes work as a brain protecting agent; it improves memory and concentration and enhances the health of your brain. Due to riboflavin presence, it is beneficial for people suffering from migraines. Resveratrol, found in grapes can reduce the levels of amyloidal-beta peptides in Alzheimer's disease patients.

5. Prevents the Risk of Diabetes

Black grapes are also effective in the prevention of diabetes. They are known to improve the regulation of insulin and increase insulin sensitivity. Pterostilbene is a compound present in grapes that helps to lower the sugar levels in the blood. Black grapes have low glycemic index (GI) value ranging from around 43 to 53, which promote better blood sugar balance.

6. Promotes Healthy Hair

The black grape seed oil contains antioxidants and vitamin E that help in better blood circulation in the scalp, reversing excessive hair loss, split ends and premature grey hair. Grape oil is also known to improve overall hair growth.

7. Immunity Booster

Black grapes are rich in vitamin C, K and A along with flavonoids and minerals, and as such are said to help in boosting one's immunity. They are also rich in sugar and organic acids that help in relieving constipation, indigestion and treating kidney problems.

8. Healthy Skin

The antioxidants present in black grapes such as proanthocyanidins and resveratrol provides protection against harmful ultraviolet rays. They also help in the reduction of dark spots and wrinkles. The Vitamin C content of these grapes ensures rejuvenation of skin cells while Vitamin E present in them secures the moisture in the skin. Black grapes are known to increase the elasticity of the skin and improve blood circulation, thus leading to a healthy, glowing skin.

Offline Umme Salma Panna

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Re: Health benefits of black grapes
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2019, 04:14:34 PM »
It means Black Grasps is a great source of nutrition.