The high content of vitamins and minerals in grapes are responsible for their many health benefits. The fruit contains high levels of A, C, and B6, together with folate, calcium, potassium, manganese, zinc, copper, and iron, all the ingredients necessary to maintain a healthy body. Grapes also contain polyphenols which contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce DNA damage caused by free radicals. Polyphenols also prevent in conditions such as aging, cardiovascular disease, dementia, and even cancer.
Among the many benefits of dark grapes are:
- Protection against asthma
- Kidney disorders
- Macular degeneration
- Reduces LDL(bad) cholesterol
- Antibacterial activity
Perhaps the most exciting news about dark grapes is their ability to protect against age related memory decline and even improve memory. In addition to having many health benefits, grapes make a great tasting and nutritious snack.