6 health reasons to eat and drink more grapes

Grapes are one of the six most eaten fruits worldwide. Not surprising: they are delicious to eat and drink - both white, red and blue grapes. But did you already know these health effects of the fruit?

6 health reasons to eat and drink more grapes
Grapes are one of the six most eaten fruits worldwide. Not surprising: they are delicious to eat and drink - both white, red and blue grapes. But did you already know these health effects of the fruit?

6 health reasons to eat and drink more grapes

 

Grapes are one of the six most eaten fruits worldwide. Not surprising: they are delicious to eat and drink - both white, red and blue grapes. But did you already know these health effects of the fruit?

 

For example, they help you lose weight. Not only because they are low in calories and low in sugar.

 

1. Grapes are packed with fiber

Grapes have the most fiber of all popular fruits. Fiber contributes to good digestion and a feeling of satiety after eating. Essential if you want to lose weight or keep on weight.

 

2. Grapes reduce the risk of diseases

Another positive side effect of the many fibers and antioxidants: according to the nutrition center they reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and colon cancer.

 

3. Grapes contain a lot of potassium

​​​​​​​Potassium is important for controlling the fluid balance and blood pressure in your body. It also has a positive influence on your blood pressure, conduction of nerve impulses and muscle contraction.

 

4. Grapes are good for your skin

​​​​​​​According to research, certain nutrients from colorful fruits, such as grapes, have a positive effect on your skin. These substances would protect your skin cells against UV rays, for example.

 

5. Grapes prevent dehydration

​​​​​​​Do you drink enough water? If in doubt, it might be smart to eat grapes more often. Grapes consist of 82 percent water. Getting enough fluid is essential for your body. And grapes can certainly help with that.

 

6. Grapes also stay healthy in wine

​​​​​​​The healthy properties of grapes are not lost if they are transformed into a drink such as grape juice. Even in wine, grapes stay healthy: the antioxidants simply remain intact after fermentation. Big caveat: alcohol does not recommend the Nutrition Center, because it is simply not healthy for you. Go for an alcohol-free wine then?