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Grapes and its health benefits

Updated | June 25, 2017 12:53 IST

Grapes which have rich and powerful antioxidants known as polyphenols and have nutrients and rich in C-vitamin. Grapes are easily available throughout the year and are affordable to buy by any economic group.

Grapes are great for the good health. Here are some amazing health benefits of grapes.

1.Cancer- Grapes have powerful antioxidants which are known as polyphenols. It helps in preventing us from many types of cancer including lung, mouth, esophageal, endometrial, pharynx, pancreatic, colon and prostate.

2. Constipation- Grapes also contains fiber which minimizes constipation.

3.Heart Disease- It contains anti-inflammatory known as flavonoid quercetin which reduces the risk of atherosclerosis and shields against the damage caused by low-density lipoprotein(LPL), cholesterol.  It also reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease(CVD) because of high polyphenol content.

4.Blood Pressure, Kidney problems- Grapes are rich in fiber and potassium which reduces not the only risk of stroke but also blood pressure. High potassium intakes reduce the risk of formation of stones in the Kidneys and protection against loss of muscle mass.

5.Allergies- Due to the anti-inflammatory effects of quercetin, it helps in alleviate symptoms of allergies such as running nose, hives, and watery eyes.

6. Diabetes- Consuming grapes, not juice reduced the risk of Type 2 diabetes by 7%.

7.Good for eyes, Acne, Alzheimers- Due to the resveratrol in grapes, it helps in preventing sight loss due to diabetes, the best treatment for Acne, Alzheimer's etc. It improves the blood glucose control.


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