Grapes: a precious source of antioxidant minerals: iron and calcium.The mineral salts it contains are mainly represented by potassium iron and calcium . All these bioavailable mineral salts. Other secondary minerals are: manganese, magnesium, calcium and iron.
The grapes contain bioavailable and immediately assimilable sugars. In addition to the well-known glucose, glucose (present in fruit, honey, vegetables, called dextrose.) The grape contains about 30% of fructose (present in fruit and honey). One pound of grapes or a medium cluster, provides 15 g of sugars, divided between fructose and glucose
Red grapes: anticancer and antioxidant (quercitin)
Red grapes have important anti-cancer properties and are rich in the antioxidant substance called quercitin.
The Properties of Grapes,You Must Know
The antioxidants contained in grape juice are particularly effective, and help with body detoxification . One of the most important substances present in grapes is represented by resveratrol. Resveratrol is a phenol which is attributed antiteratogenic action and blood fludification, (it can limit the onset of thrombotic plaques). It also protects us from pathogens such as bacteria or fungi. This substance is also contained in wine maintaining its properties, if it were not for sulphites and alcohol would be recommended to everyone …
Grapes also help the skin
A grain of grapes contains all the nutrients and active ingredients that can regenerate the skin and moisturize it. Not by chance it was used already in Roman times … The seeds contain the essential fatty acids essential for the correct formation and reconstitution of the skin and not only .; The vitamins contained in the grapes (B, C, E) in combination with Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium help to support the body in its primary functions. For skin protection you can use grape skin and seeds.
Grapes and Boron: Osteoporosis and Menopause
Few people know that grapes are one of the few fruits containing boron . Boron facilitates the assimilation of calcium and deposition inside the bone tissue. It also has an effect of increasing the level of estrogen. If you are in menopause, a little bit of grapes can only do you good …
Watch out for the peel!
Grape skin can have laxative effects if taken in excessive doses . So pay attention especially to the smoothies that also mince the seeds increasing the effect.
Guide to buying grapes
L ‘ grape is very delicate. The skin is very thin and does not take much to damage it. Suffers during transport especially if it is placed in cases that are too bulky. The weight of the other grapes risks damaging the underlying ones. So first don’t buy be careful of the grapes you don’t see. The layers should be separated by a breathable fabric and placed in wooden cases.
Recognize the bunch of fresh and ripe grapes.
The bunches of grapes after harvesting do not ripen anymore. The color indicates the state of maturation maturation: the white grapes tend to turn yellow and the black one takes on a very dark color, tending to black. The risk is to buy unripe bunches is scarce. However it is easier to buy old grapes or stored for a long time in cold storage. The berries must be attached to the bunch with a flexible and well-hydrated stem and the classic white patina is indicative of freshness and inguanto disappears especially following numerous passages of “hand in hand”.
- edible part% 94
- proteins g. 0.5
- fats g. 0.1
- available sugars g. 15.6
- soluble g. 15.6
- fiber g. 1.5
- kcal energy 61
- iron mg. 0.4
- calcium mg. 27
- phosphorus mg. 4
- sodium g. 1
- potassium mg. 192
- vitamin b1 mg. 0.03
- vitamin b2 mg. 0.03
- vitamin pp mg. 0.1
- vitamin a mcg. 4
- vitamin c mg. 6
Nutritional value of fresh fruit, referring to 100g of edible portion.
(Source: National Nutrition Institute)
Grape juice, an elixir of wellness and health
Its regular consumption provides the body with precious nutrients such as polyphenols and lycopene, antioxidants with a pota-protective, anti-tumor and anti-aging power.
Experts say this juice helps cleanse our metabolism waste; would induce the liver to work better, to contribute, to reduce cholesterol and to inflam the whole organism due to its resveratrol content:
Grape juice is a powerful natural antioxidant contained in the skin of the berries and red wine, responsible for reducing the formation of free radicals and preventing the oxidation of bad cholesterol.
How to prepare grape juice
- After buying some biology grapes, wash it well and then cut the greases into two parts.
- Take the quantity to obtain a glass of 80-100 ml grape juice according to your size, c
- Centrifuge or squeeze with the extractor.
- It is advisable to consume on an empty stomach, 10 minutes before breakfast and if you want a shock purifying action, repeat taking a glass also in the afternoon, for about a month.