Grapes (Vitis vinifera) are round vine fruits which grow in clusters. Depending on type, colors can range from white, to red, purple, and black. Most grapes contain one to three seeds at their center, however, seedless grapes are also common.
Health Benefits of Grapes:
Increased Immune Function
Protection Against Heart Disease
Alleviation of Cardiovascular Disease
Alleviation of Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Grapes are known for their flavonoids which can help reduce blood clots and artery damage. One flavonoid in particular, resveratrol, is thought to help slow the aging process in humans. *Some of these health benefits are due to the nutrients highly
concentrated in Grapes, and may not necessarily be related to Grapes.
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Grapes red or green (European
Serving Size 100g
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.16g
Saturated Fat 0.054g
Total Carbohydrate 18.1g
Dietary Fiber 0.9g
*Percent Daily Values
are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending
on your calorie needs.
Vitamin A 66IU
Retinol equivalents 3μg
Vitamin C 3.2mg
Vitamin D 0IU (0μg)
D2 Ergocalciferol ~IU (~μg)
D3 Cholecalciferol ~IU (~μg)
Vitamin E 0.19mg
Vitamin K 14.6μg
K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone 0μg
K2 - Menaquinone-4 ~μg
Vitamin B12 0μg
Pantothenic acid 0.05mg
Vitamin B6 0.086mg
Folic Acid 0μg
Food Folate 2μg
Dietary Folate Equivalents 2μg
Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio
Total Omega 3s
18D3CN3 Alpha Linolenic(ALA)
18D4 Stearidonic (SDA)
Total Omega 6s
18D2CLA Conjugated Linoleic(CLA)
18D3CN6 Gamma-linolenic (GLA)
20D3N6 Di-homo-gamma-linolenic (DGLA)
20D4N6 Arachidonic (AA)
22D4 Adrenic (AA)
Essential Amino Acids
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget (2000 calories)
Percent Water Composition
Protein to Carb Ratio (g/g)
How to choose Grapes: Look for firm plump grapes with vibrant colors that are closely attached to the stem. Avoid any grapes which look wilted or wrinkled.
Climate and origin: It is not exactly known where grapes first originated, and wild forms of grapes exist all over the world. Hardy plants, grapes can grow in both temperate and sub-tropical climates. (Zones 4-9 in the U.S.)
Taste: Grapes have a sweet tart taste with a crisp juicy texture.
Miscellaneous information: Romans were extremely fond of grapes and the wine produced from them, they spread grape vines all over Europe during the time of the Roman Empire.
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