Grapes are regarded in many cultures as “the queen of fruits," since centuries. These tiny berries are the storehouse of numerous health promoting phyto-nutrients such as poly-phenolic antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. No wonder why so many of us often include them in our diet, be it in the form of fresh table fruits, dry fruits, juice, or simply in salads
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Grapes are very low in calories. 100 g of fresh grapes provide just 69 calories and zero cholesterol. Grapes are also a rich source of micronutrient minerals like copper, iron and manganese. Copper and manganese are an essential co-factor of antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. Iron is especially concentrated in raisins. In addition, 100 g of fresh grapes contain about 191 mg of health benefiting electrolyte, potassium. Grapes are also a good source of vitamin-C, vitamin A, vitamin K, carotenes, B-complex vitamins such as pyridoxine, riboflavin, and thiamin.
Grapes will spoil easily unless placed in the refrigerator.