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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Benefits of grapes

For thousands of years grapes valued for the most nutritional value and be used as medicine.

It is known that the Egyptians consumed grapes over six thousand years. Yes,grapes are meeting for a long time in our country. It is not only extremely tasty, butgreat for our health.

Ointment of grapevine origin was used by Europeans to treat eye problems and skin for hundreds of years. Grape leaves were historically used to treat inflammation, pain and bleeding hemorrhoids and skin problems.

Ripening grape is useful in the treatment of sore throat. The dried grapes areused to reduce craving and treatment of constipation.

Although other parts of the plant have health benefits, the fruit having mostRipe grapes used for the treatment of a myriad of health problems such assmallpox, eye infections, nausea, cancer, cholera, diseases of the kidneys, liver, and skin diseases.

Grapes contain many nutrients as oligomeric proanthocyanidin complexes. Theyare powerful antioxidants. Antioxidants are essential for health. They fight the dangerous effects of free radicals. Free radicals cause much damage to the body and brain.

Latest discovery is an extract from grape seeds.

Grape seed contains carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, polyphenols, flavonoids andother useful substances. Take for example flavonoids. These are very powerful antioxidants that can protect the body from oxidative damage. These antioxidantsare 20 times stronger than vitamin E and 50 times stronger than vitamin C.

Therefore, high levels of flavonoids, purple grape juice is much richer inantioxidants than orange juice for example.

One of the biggest benefits of grape seed is the content of procyanidins. They represent an important defense against premature aging.

Grapes are very healthy. Make it a regular part of your diet and you will feel a big difference in your overall well-being!