Sunday, April 8, 2012

Grapes And It's Great Benefits...

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Summer time is here again, grapes are all around.  It is no doubt one of the summer fruits in india and elsewhere.  It is considered as one of the best nutritional fruits and a most beneficial fruit for health.  It is also known as “nectar of gods” in India.

It is estimated that more than 65 million metric tons of grapes are harvested annually throughout the world.  80% of its total harvest is used to manufacture wine.  And only 13 percent is sold as table grapes which people eat raw. Rest is used in drying into raisins and in making juice or jelly or for canning.  It has a high sugar content which makes them a great source of energy.

Here are some good and great health benefits nutritionists recommend.

The contents of antioxidants  in grapes boosts the immune system in human body thereby prevents from many ailments.

It prevents the formation of tumors in the body that helps to prevent cancer, it is proved that purple-colored grape juice helps to prevent breast cancers.

If takes regularly cough and acidity related ailments  keeps away from them.
It is also used as a good  best cure for constipation.
Since it contains lot of nitric oxide, its intake helps to reduce the formation of blood clots thereby reduces the chance of heart attacks. Its daily intake helps tremendously to reduce blood pressure.

Flavonoid contents found in grapes helps to reduce the level of HDL (good) Cholesterol, it helps to prevent the heart blockage. 

It also helps to reduce body weight.

It helps to repair damaged cells in the body.

It is proved that it’s a very good remedy for migraine, take a cup of juice daily without sugar will helps to prevent migraine.

It works as a good purifier by flushing out harmful toxins from the body

Red colored grape juice contains strong antiviral and antibacterial properties, that protects from getting different kinds of infections.

It is also used for treating asthma and Alzheimer’s disease.

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  1. Very interesting information about the grape. I didn't realize how beneficial it was for eating. Armed with this, everyone should eat grapes. The high cost in England at the moment puts me off.
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  2. My goodness, I'm glad to be a grape eater! Just finished a bunch of green grapes. Right now they are a good price at the market. Great information and good post for the Letter 'G'.

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  3. Helps reduce body weight. REALLY?! Who knew?

  4. I love grapes and I love red wine (my preferred source of grape juice). Excellent information. Thank you.

  5. I’ve been following and enjoying your blog for a while now and would like to invite you to visit and perhaps follow me back. Sorry I took so long for the invitation

  6. Are you going to finish the A to Z Challenge?

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  7. Hi, Ann! I sure do love grapes and the extra health benefits make them even better!!

    Have a great week and happy A to Z!!

  8. grapes are one of my favorite fruits. Loved learning about them:)
    Happy A-Zing!

  9. I love grapes- all kinds! I'm trying to visit all the A-Z Challenge Blogs this month. My alphabet is at

  10. Hi
    I really missed it
    Nice to be here
    looks like you too
    stopped midway right?
    Best regards
    P V

  11. Hello.
    Just stopping by to say hi. Visiting from the Post A-Z Road Trip - I'm on a quest to visit all 1,718 people who took part!

    It's a shame you didn't get to finish the challenge, but at least you tried. I love grapes, especially the red ones, but I prefer seedless. the seeded ones are just too much hard work for this poet! LOL
    Best wishes and thanks for sharing.

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  12. Grapes contain flavonoid, a very powerful antioxidant, which can reduce the damage caused by free radicals and slacken aging. Grapes help in retaining youth and prevents old age.

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