Grapes (अंगूर)

Grapes (अंगूर) Recipes

A grape is a type of berry of woody vines that grows in clusters; they can be eaten raw or used to make wine, jam, raisins, vinegar, etc. Grapes are very low in calories. They are also good source of vitamins A, C, K and Carotenes. Grapes contain phyto-chemicals that have been found to have an anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, as well as anti-cancer property.

Nutrition

  • Contains 17% of the daily value of vitamin K, and 33% in manganese
  • Rich in micronutrient minerals like copper
  • low GI value of grapes is a good indicator of this fruit's blood sugar benefits
  • A powerhouse of antioxidants

Health Benefits

  • lower the risk of excessive and unwanted inflammation
  • help to avoid dangerous combination of chronic oxidative stress and chronic inflammation.
  • Provide  anti-aging benefits
  • helps in increasing blood flow to the brain

Purchase Guide

  • Fully ripened grapes are plump and free from wrinkles. They should be intact, firmly attached to a healthy looking stem, and not leaking juice. The area around the attachment should have the same color as the rest of the grape.
  • One way to help predict the sweetness of grapes is by their color: green grapes are medium sweet, red grapes are very sweet, and blue-black grapes are the least sweet. Green grapes should have a slight yellowish hue, red grapes should be mostly red, while purple and blue-black grapes should be deep and rich in color.

Storage

Since grapes tend to spoil and ferment at room temperature, they should always be stored in the refrigerator. Loosely wrap unwashed grapes in a paper towel and place them in an airtight container or plastic bag. This way, they'll keep fresh in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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Grape Juice Recipe (Summer Treat)

Grapes retain their maximum amount of nutrients and their maximum taste when they are enjoyed fresh and not prepared in a cooked recipe. Most of the people find it difficult to consume grapes more than 10 grapes. To enjoy the benefits of grapes nutrition, you can prepare grape juice.

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Green Grapes Lassi

Green Grape Lassi will go a long way in helping you get your daily vitamin K. Vitamin K is crucial for blood clot formation. It helps set off a cascade that lets your blood cells coagulate. A cup of green grapes supplies 22 micrograms of vitamin K.

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Muskmelon Grapes Salad Recipe

Fresh fruits are your best bet against the hot weather. Its easy to make as well as superb refreshing & healthy. Grapes are also loaded with vitamins and essential minerals such as Vitamins A, B-6, B-12, C and D, calcium, iron and magnesium.

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Flaxseed Grapes Oats Smoothie Recipe

The health benefits of grapes include their ability to treat constipation, indigestion, fatigue, kidney disorders, macular degeneration, and prevent cataracts.

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