Grapes &
Health

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Go with grapes every day
for a whole bunch of healthy

Science is now revealing what we've perceived intuitively for centuries: Grapes are very, very good for us. Research has shown that grapes of all colors—red, green and black—are a natural source of beneficial components called polyphenols, which help promote antioxidant activity and can influence cell communications that affect important biological processes.

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Bunches of health

The role that food and nutrition play in promoting health continues to be an exciting area of study. Explore this section for more detailed information on the intricate and intriguing correlation between eating delicious grapes and maintaining good health.

GRAPE POLYPHENOLS AND HEALTH

Simply put, grape polyphenols appear to protect the health and function of our cells.  That sounds pretty basic–which it is–but how these influential compounds accomplish the job is both complex and fascinating. What’s exciting for us is that research indicates that grape polyphenols contribute to a healthy heart and may also play a role in promoting healthy aging and other aspects of health. Today, research is ongoing to uncover even more links between grapes and heart, eye, brain and joint health, and much more.

DISCOVER POLYPHENOLS

Nutrition Label

A 3/4 cup of grapes contains just 90 calories with no fat, no cholesterol and virtually no sodium. Grapes are also a good source of vitamin K. Grapes of all colors are a natural source of antioxidants and other polyphenols.

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• • • • • • •   HEART-SMART RECIPES  • • • • • • • 

These delicious heart-smart recipes are made with heart-healthy ingredients such as grapes, nuts, fish, legumes, leafy greens, and whole grains. Each recipe also contains less than 10% of its calories from saturated fat; has less than 90 mg of cholesterol, and less than 500 mg of sodium per serving. Enjoy!

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• • • • • • •  BRAIN FOOD RECIPES

Enjoy this collection of recipes that may help support brain health! These delightful recipes are made with grapes and other foods thought to help promote a healthy brain, including fish, legumes, nuts, whole grains, and leafy green vegetables. These recipes are also heart-smart, because what’s good for heart health is also good for brain health. Enjoy!

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RECIPES FOR A HEALTHY COLON• • • • • • • 

Check out this collection of recipes that support colon health! These tasty recipes are made with foods that may help maintain a healthy colon, including grapes, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and seeds. Each recipe also contains at least 5 grams of fiber per serving because a diet high in fiber is very important in colon health. Enjoy!

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six reasons to Add Grapes
to Your Day

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ABOUT California TABLE GRAPES

Californians have been cultivating grapes for more than two centuries. Today, 99 percent of U.S. table grapes are produced in California's warm, dry climate that is ideal for grape growing. With more than 90 grape varieties grown, California grapes come in three colors—green, red and black—and are in season from May through January.


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