Grapes

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)
  • Alzheimer's Protection
  • Osteoporosis Protection
  • Stroke Prevention
  • 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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Natural vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in Grapes: Carbohydrates | Vitamin C | Vitamin K | Potassium | Copper |

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Nutrition Facts
Grapes red or green (European 
Serving Size 100g
Calories 69
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.16g0%
    Saturated Fat 0.054g0%
Cholesterol 0mg~%
Sodium 2mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 18.1g6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9g4%
    Sugar 15.5g~
Protein 0.7g~
Vitamin A1%Vitamin C5%
Calcium1%Iron2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Vitamins  %DV
Vitamin A 66IU1%
    Retinol equivalents 3μg~
    Retinol 0μg~
    Alpha-carotene 1μg~
    Beta-carotene 39μg~
    Beta-cryptoxanthin 0μg~
Vitamin C 3.2mg5%
Vitamin D 0IU (0μg)~%
    D2 Ergocalciferol ~IU (~μg)
    D3 Cholecalciferol ~IU (~μg)
Vitamin E 0.19mg1%
Vitamin K 14.6μg18%
    K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone 0μg~
    K2 - Menaquinone-4 ~μg~
Vitamin B12 0μg~%
Thiamin 0.069mg5%
Riboflavin 0.07mg4%
Niacin 0.188mg1%
Pantothenic acid 0.05mg1%
Vitamin B6 0.086mg4%
Folate 2μg1%
    Folic Acid 0μg~
    Food Folate 2μg~
    Dietary Folate Equivalents 2μg~
Choline 5.6mg~
Lycopene 0μg~
Lutein+Zeaxanthin 72μg~
Minerals  %DV
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.36mg2%
Magnesium 7mg2%
Phosphorus 20mg2%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 191mg5%
Zinc 0.07mg0%
Copper 0.127mg6%
Manganese 0.071mg4%
Selenium 0.1μg0%
Water 80.54g~
Ash 0.48g~
Fatty Acids
Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio0.3
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio3.36
Total Omega 3s11mg
18D3 Linolenic11mg
18D3CN3 Alpha Linolenic(ALA)~mg
18D4 Stearidonic (SDA)0mg
20D3N3 Eicosatrienoic~mg
20D5 Eicosapentaenoic(EPA)0mg
22D5 Docosapentaenoic(DPA)0mg
22D6 Docosahexaenoic(DHA)0mg
Total Omega 6s37mg
18D237mg
18D2CN6 Linoleic(LA)~mg
18D2CLA Conjugated Linoleic(CLA)~mg
18D3CN6 Gamma-linolenic (GLA)~mg
20D2CN6 Eicosadienoic~mg
20D3N6 Di-homo-gamma-linolenic (DGLA)~mg
20D4N6 Arachidonic (AA)~mg
22D4 Adrenic (AA)~mg
Essential Amino Acids  %RDI
Histidine 22mg3%
Isoleucine 11mg1%
Leucine 22mg1%
Lysine 27mg1%
Methionine 9mg1%
Phenylalanine 19mg2%
Threonine 22mg2%
Tryptophan 11mg4%
Valine 22mg1%
Stats
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget
(2000 calories)
3.45%
Percent Water Composition 80.5%
Protein to Carb Ratio (g/g) 0.04

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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