The benefits of grape for human health is not only an excellent taste and nutritional value, but in many ways a unique composition of vitamins and minerals. They make this fruit a serious enemy of many diseases.
Grapes have the natural power to cure constipation, to stimulate digestion, to fight against fatigue, kidney disease, retina, and to prevent the onset of cataracts. It is abundant with vitamins (most common is A, C, B6, folate) and minerals (sodium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium, etc.). It also contains flavonoids that are potent antioxidants and which can reduce damage caused by free radicals and slow down the aging process.
Therefore, let us welcome the grapes on our table.
In continuation several health benefits from consuming of this fruit.
The grapes increase the amount of nitric oxide, by which it reduces blood clotting and thus the risk of heart attack. The antioxidants which it contains inhibit the oxidation of bad LDL cholesterol.
It is thought that the anti-inflammatory properties of resveratrol ( polyphenol compound) and some other substances, which is found in the fresh grape skin, represent a natural remedy for asthma and prevent the worsening of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Due to organic acids, sugars and cellulose are considered in foods with a laxative effect. In alternative medicine they are used to relieve tension in the stomach. Stimulates intestinal transit and maintains the tonicity of the digestive tract, and with that helps in the fight against chronic constipation.
The juice from black grape is a home remedy against headache and migraine. It should be used in the morning mixed with water.
The grapes cure the indigestion (such as acid reflux or also known as heartburn), and the irritation of the mucous membrane of the stomach. Among other things it helps the fact that it is so called, light food that does not burden the stomach.
The white grape is rich in iron. Renewing the amounts of iron in the body, acts on one of the most common causes of fatigue. The grape juice simultaneously gives instantaneous energy, while the antioxidants that it contains help the immune system. All in all, this excellent combination makes it a weapon against fatigue.
Grapes help in process on elimination of acids from the body, and thus facilitate the work of our natural filters – the kidneys.
Anticancer activity – Colorectal and breast cancer
The grapes have anticancer effect and antiproliferative effect (inhibit growth or spread of tumor cells into surrounding tissues) which is due to the anti-inflammatory effect of resveratrol, also and antiproliferative properties of anthocyanins. Therefore it not only prevents the onset of cancer, but it slows down his growth.
Resveratrol is one of the most important polyphenols in the grapes that reduces levels of beta amyloid polypeptides in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Numerous studies suggest that the grapes improve brain functioning and delay the occurrence of neurodegenerative diseases.
It prevents the occurrence of macular degeneration or loss of vision in aging. Three portion grapes per day can reduce the risk of this condition by more than 36%.
The pterostilbene(compound naturally synthesized) is substance has the power to lower LDL- cholesterol levels and increase HDL “good cholesterol.”The saponins, in turn, reduce the absorption of fat in the intestines tying it with them.
Antibacterial and antiviral activity
Poliovirus and herpes simplex virus are part of the microorganisms against which red grapes are fighting naturally.
The pigments in the grapes improve the overall immunity of the organism. This natural remedy acts on many previously discovered and even more undiscovered ways.
– According to the foregoing consume this extraordinary fruit as fresh, dry, juice or as a wine, alone or in company, and at the same time use his numerous health benefits.
Note:If you have certain health problems before each change in the diet regime, in order to resolve them, first consult with your health care professional, because grape consume can cause contraindication with certain diseases.