We eat a lot of grapes at my house. Everybody likes to pick a handful as they walk past – and we each have our favorites. I like green grapes, other members of the family like red. I also like to freeze grapes and have them as a delicious, cooling snack.
This article, on StyleCraze.com, provides 21 benefits of grapes for skin, hair, and health, as well as some tables that lists the nutritional values in grapes.
Grapes are popularly called as the Queen of Fruits and are categorized into three variants based on their colour – Reds, Greens and Blacks/Blues. They belong to the family of Vitaceae. Apart from their good taste and colour, did you know that Grapes are very good for your health?
Good colour is the key to a good and sensible flavour.
- White or green grapes are the sweetest.
- Red grapes have the simplest flavour;
- Blue/black grapes taste the best if their colour is deep and rich, i.e., nearly black.
Grapes can be consumed in many ways, they can be eaten raw or they can also be used in making juice, wine, and jelly or Grape seed oil. Although Grapes are very small and tiny in size, they have numerous nutrients, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins which keep us healthy, fit and fine (1).
They have a tart flavour, which is the main reason why these small berries are amongst the popular snack fruits. They have a crisp texture, attractive colour and very refreshing moisture. One cannot resist a bunch of grapes kept in front of them and the best part is, they are healthy and you can eat as many as you want.
Let us have a brief idea on the overall nutrition content of grapes:
Percentage of RDA
|Total Fat||0.16 g||0.5%|
|Dietary Fiber||0.9 g||2%|
The article includes nutrition content regarding Vitamins, Minerals etc.
Read on for some of the health benefits of grapes…