Colorful Grapes: Different or Similar
Did you every think the differences between the colored grapes in the market...Is it just the color or the nutritional part too?
Grapes has a balanced nutritional profile. They contain adqueate amount of vitamins & minerals,fibre, improves skin, and most importantly stabilize blood sugar levels, which is important for diabetic patients.Grapes contain Catechins & Resveratol, important compounds that makes grape very nutritious
Light & Dark Colored Grapes
Dark color of the grapes is due to the presence of an antioxidant Anthocyanins, it is also rich in many Vitamins like K, C, &E. It also has flavonoids which is an antioxidant.Antioxidants are responsible for healthy skin & defense against infections
Light colored grapes are rich in fibre & minerals like calcium, iron & magnesium. It is rich in catechins which has anti inflammatory properties & being super rich in fibre, it relieves constipation issues.
Dark colored grapes have high amounts of Resveratol, which has many anti inflammatory & antioxidant properties. This compound, fights against infection, reduces the bad cholesterol in the body. It doesn't allow the plaque to block the artries blood vessels, thus reducing the chances of stroke & attack.
Light colored grapes have anti-obesity properties due to the presence of catechins compound. They are also rich in antioxidants which gives healthy skin & solves the acne issue.
It is important you should have mixture of both the grapes to get full benefit of the nutrients present in the darker & lighter colored grapes.
Ranging from sweet to sour, dark to light, reservatol to catechins, the combination of dark & light colored grapes are a fruit which just cannot beat any other fruit in the market!
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Eat Well! Akansha Dalmia
Lead Nutritional Writer for emag Time for Healthy Eating Klusster