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Grapes and health

By on June 3, 2013 in Diet, Dieting, General, Health, Health with 0 Comments

Grapes red or purple both are yummy, enjoyable and delicious. Healthy facts about grapes are elaborated in this article.

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A cup of grapes contains

Calories 104

Protein 1.09gm

Fiber 1.4gm

Minerals in grapes:

Following is a list of minerals that are found in grapes while some are present in very low amount:

Potassium – 288 mg

Calcium – 15 mg

Phosphorus – 30 mg

Magnesium – 11 mg

Sodium – 3 mg

Iron – 0.54 mg

Selenium 0.2 mcg

Manganese – 0.107 mg

Copper – 0.192 mg

Vitamins in grapes:

Following is a list of vitamins that are found in grapes while some are present in very low amount:

Vitamin A – 100 IU

Vitamin C – 16.3 mg

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.104 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.106 mg

Niacin – 0.284 mg

Pantothenic Acid – 0.076 mg

Vitamin B6 – 0.13 mg

Folate – 3 mcg

Vitamin E – 0.29 mg

Vitamin K – 22 mcg

Health benefits of Grapes:

Do you know that resveratrol which is a pigment found in purple as well as red grapes have so many amazing healthy properties? If you don’t it is about time you get to know this:

Grapes are excellent for weight loss.

These are good for your health and keep it functioning properly also preventing the risk of heart diseases.

Great for your brain for it has brain boosting power.

Keeps your skin safe and healthy especially from the cancerous cell growth that may take place in the skin due to sun exposure

Keeps your body protected from the radiations that one come across.

Gives you longer life

Helps in fighting off diabetes

Works as an anti-inflammatory agent

Gives you strong and healthy muscles

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