Grapes are full of nutrients and healthy ingredients, it contains powerful antioxidants known as polyphenols, which may slow or prevent many types of cancer, including esophageal, lung, mouth, pharynx, endometrial, pancreatic, prostate and colon.
However, one of the most important ingredient is resveratrol. It can be found in red and purple grapes.
Resveratrol is the main ingredient of this delicious fruit, full of beneficial effects on the heart, maintains our optimal weight and helps in preventing illness and protects the skin from sun tanning damage.
Some of the many medical properties of grapes are listed as follows:
Protects the heart
Studies have shown that resveratrol can spread the blood vessels and facilitate blood flow. It can loosen up the walls of blood vessels and make their diameter larger. It can also improve circulation and affect the lower pressure,by carrying nutrients and oxygen to each cell in our bodies.
Helps losing weight and maintains healthy weight
Resveratrol helps in two ways: It helps the body to loose weight, and it reduces the ability of cells to store fat by about 130% and causes the disintegration of fat cels for 246% more than usual.
Prevents the formation of plaque that damages brain
The Swiss University conducted a research that showed that resveratrol protects the brain. Actually it prevents the formation of plaque that does damages to the human brain and it is connected to the Alzheimer’s disease.
Improves brain function
Resveratrol can increase blood flow to the brain by 200%. Researches believe that resveratrol helps in accelerating the thinking process.
Protects skin from cancer
It can protect your skin from UVB radiation, which is one of the factor causing skin cancer.
Protects the body from radiation
This powerful ingredient protects the body during radiation therapy and relieves its negative effects.
Scientists have identified resveratrol as an ingredient that can activate the gene responsible for the maintenance and longevity.
Helps in diabetes cases
People who were in pre-diabetic condition and were given resveratrol, had a drop of 10% of the sugar level in the blood, as indicated by a research.
Resveratrol acts anti-inflammatory to – and this is why it can be effective in preventing heart disease.
Encourages muscle recovery
As a powerful antioxidant, this ingredient will help eliminating uric acid and other toxins from the cells and organs, and promote muscle recovery in athletes.
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