Grapes: Did you know that…

  • the virtues of the grape were praised since ancient times.
  • there are numerous grape varieties, which are included in three main groups: white, red and rosé grape.
  • raisins, grape must, wine and vinegar are produced from the grapes.
  • a grape bunch may consist of 6 to 300 berries.
  • in ancient Athens, harvesting was accompanied by flute playing, which enhanced the zeal of the workers.
  • to produce must, the grapes were pressed by foot always by the sound of the flute, while the workers were resting one hand on a stick to keep their balance.
  • grapes contain potassium, vitamins A, B and C, and regardless of color, also contain antioxidants called flavonoids.
  • grape protects heart function, helps in good vision and keeps blood pressure in proper levels.
  • still has anti-inflammatory and antiallergic action.
  • it is one of the best antioxidant foods.
  • the seeds of grapes produce an oil rich in fatty acids, which helps the reduction of cholesterol.
  • a medium bunch of grapes (about 50 berries) has about 150 calories.
  • grapes are also beneficial for your skin.
  • grapes have a strong anti-aging effect, protect collagen and elastin tissues, and help your skin to maintain a youthful appearance.

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