Like red wine, red and purple grape
juice (especially juice made from Concord grapes) contain an antioxidant known as resveratrol, which may help lower your risk of blood clots, reduce levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL, "bad") cholesterol and prevent blood-vessel damage.
Can drinking purple grape
juice provide the same benefits as red wine?
The researchers said that the flavonoids, namely anthocyanins and catechins, found in purple grapes
could make them more effective at protecting against atherosclerosis, compared to apples, which contain antioxidants called polyphenols but in smaller quantities.
Some years, these wild vines offer a profusion of bunches of small purple grapes
, a bit tart, but perfect for making wine.
low-fat granola 7 cups honey at room temperature 60 (3-inch round and 3/4-inch thick) circles of seedless watermelon 60 (1/2-inch thick) slices of peeled kiwi fruit 4 quarts low- or non-fat creamy lemon yogurt 30 purple grapes
, sliced into halves, seeded, for garnish Mix the granola with the honey by drizzling the honey evenly over the granola as you stir.
At least some of the same active antioxidant phytochemicals found in blueberries--like anthocyanins --are also in dried plums, purple grapes
, raisins, eggplant, purple cabbage and purple asparagus.
Blue, purple and red berries, as well as purple grapes
and their juices, contain these bioflavonoids.
Eve said: "I like to eat purple grapes
because they are juicy and nice."
Nutritionist Donna McColgan says: "We should all try to incorporate purple grapes
into our daily snacks and up our intake of cranberry juice."
Pomegranates are even richer in antioxidant flavonoids, especially anthocyanins, than purple grapes
are, according to research led by Michael Aviram of Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, Israel.
Having HPV does not automatically mean women will develop cervical cancer, she stressed.: Did you know?:Fruit and vegetables can provide a range of health benefits and lower the risk of some cancers, but did you knowa Blue and purple food like blackberries, purple grapes
, plums, purple asparagus, purple cabbage or purple fleshed potatoes are said to help urinary tract health, memory function and improve healthy ageing;
Other good food and beverage sources of the flavonoids found in cocoa products and chocolate include: green and black tea, especially Ceylon, red wine, cherries, apples, purple grapes
, blackberries, raspberries and broad beans such as lima and kidney.