Perfect Health with Grapes ( benefits ) – Grape Smoothie Recipe

Ah Grapes!
Grapes were like candy to me when I was a child; certainly the most delicious and favorite fruit.

Little did I know, gees they were also very good for me and why is that?


Well let’s see now!

Grapes and their nutrients:

Potassium
Phosphorus
Magnesium
Calcium
Sodium
Iron
Selenium
Manganese
Copper
Zinc
Vitamin A
Vitamin B1
Vitamin B2
Niacin
Folate
Pantothenic Acid
Vitamin B6
Vitamin C
Vitamin E
Vitamin K
Flavonoids that are very powerful antioxidants

Health Benefits of Grapes:

  1. Prevents blood clots because grapes increase the nitric oxide levels in the blood.
  2. Prevents the oxidation of LDL cholesterol because of the antioxidants in grapes.
  3. Prevents migraine when taken early in the morning
  4. Prevents Constipation as they contain organic acid, sugar and cellulose
  5. Relieve Indigestion
  6. Prevents fatigue
  7. Replenishes the iron content present in the body
  8. Boost your immune system.
  9. Reduces the work pressure of kidneys
  10. Concord grape juice helps in preventing breast cancer
  11. Resveratrol, a beneficial polyphenol present in grapes reduces the levels of amyloidal-beta peptides in patients with Alzheimer’s
  12. Enhances brain health
  13. Stall the onset of neurodegenerative diseases
  14. Prevents the age related loss of vision or macular degeneration
  15. Prevents cataract
  16. Bring down cholesterol levels because  of a compound called pterostilbene
  17. Prevents the absorption of cholesterol
  18. Protect you from infections
  19. Strong anti cancer properties due to the anti-inflammatory effect of resveratrol present in grapes. It is particularly effective in colorectal cancer and breast cancer. Anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins present in grapes have properties of an anti-proliferate and can inhibit the growth of cancer causing agents.


YUMMY GRAPE SMOOTHIE

– 2 cups grapes ( red, black or green)

– 2 cups almond milk

– 1 apple quartered and cored

– 2 bananas sliced

In blender combine all ingredients and blend until mixture is smooth.

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