Are Red Grapes Good For You?

Red grades are good for you because of the vitamins, nutrients and antioxidant properties found in the fruit.  Not only do red grapes contain conventional sources of antioxidants like vitamin C and manganese, but they also are filled with phytonutrients such as carotenoids and unusual stilbenes.  All of these nutrients provide the body with a wealth of nutrition that is both immune boosting and cancer fighting.

Red grapes have become a staple food for nutritionists recommending healthy sources of antioxidants and fiber.  Some of the antioxidant benefits found in red grapes include the protection of cell damage caused by free radicals, lowering levels of oxygen reactive molecules in the blood system, and breaking down lipids or fats found in cells.  Red grapes are a high in fiber snack that keeps the body healthy, immune system boosted and the cells full of nutrients.

Doctors are becoming more and more aware of the anti-inflammation properties found in red grapes and recommending them to patients who suffer from inflammation.  The strong antioxidant properties provide the body with anti-inflammatory benefits.  Research is continually substantiating claims that red grapes are great for fighting inflammation of the joints and even the brain.

Red grapes also exhibit a wide number of cardiovascular benefits, from reducing cholesterol to providing the blood vessels with antioxidant support.  Red grapes do contain sugar, but overall are a great source of nutrition.

Suzanne Somers

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