10 Incredible Health Benefits of Grapes Remedy – Pentaglax Home Remedies

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Grapes are cultivated all over the world in climatic regions, especially Southern Europe, Africa, Australia, and North and South America.

They exist in seeded and seedless variants and grow in clusters. They also exist in many colours including pink, yellow, red, green and pink.

Grapes have been grown for a long period of time and were mostly used in the aanxient times for winemaking.

What are the 10 health benefits of grapes?

  1. Nutritious
red grapes
  • Calories: 104
  • Carbs: 27.3 grams
  • Protein: 1.1 grams
  • Fat: 0.2 grams
  • Riboflavin: 6% of the RDI
  • Vitamin B6: 6% of the RDI
  • Potassium: 8% of the RDI
  • Copper: 10% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 5% of the RDI
  • Fiber: 1.4 grams
  • Vitamin C: 27% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
  • Vitamin K: 28% of the RDI
  • Thiamine: 7% of the RDI

2. Helps lower blood pressure

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The potassium present in grapes helps in mantaining health blood pressure, prevent stroke and other heart diseases.

The defficiency of potassium has been linked with heart related diseases.

3. Lowers cholesterol levels

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Grapes contain certain compounds which are known to lower the absorption of cholesterol in your body and even lower bad LDL cholesterol.

4. Cancer

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Grapes contain resveratrol, a compound that protects you from cancer by reducing inflammation, preventing the growth of cancer cells and acting as an antioxidant.

Resveratrol work along with other compounds present in grapes such as quercetin, anthocyanins and catechins to protect you against cancer.

5. Diabetes

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The compound resveratrol present in grapes has been proven to promote insulin sensitivity, that might help your body absorb glucose more efficiently and therefore lower blood sugar levels.

6. Boost memory and attention

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Laboratory tests and research have linked grapes to improve speed of memory related skills, attention and mood.

7. Bone health

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Grapes are full of many nutrients that are known to promote bone health such as magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin K.

8. Anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties

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Grapes contain vitamin C which is widely known for its immune boosting power.

Studies have shown that the skin extract of grapes helps heal the flu virus whereas the resveratrol compound present in grapes has the ability to protect you from foodborne illnesses.

9. Slows the aging process

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The compound resveratrol found in grapes activates a gene known as  SirT1 gene which has been proven by studies to increase lifespan.

10. Skin health

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Research has shown grapes to decrease the effect of UV light on your skin and decreased DNA damage thus boosting the skin health

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