Grapes, the vines that spreads through deliciousness

  • By Team TDO

Do you know how old the grapes are?

Grapes are mentioned first in Bible, when Noah grows them in his farms. Wine was an inseparable part of Jewish feast. Greek god of agriculture Dionysus was portrayed with grape leaves on his head.

The only fruit juice that has got place in the Lord’s Last Supper.

Grapes, one of the most delicious fruits since eons, are rich sources of vitamins A, C, B6 and folate, potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium.

If they are rich in so many nutrients, obviously they are healthy.

Wondering what all the health benefits could be?

Blood pressure, diabetes and obesity: Drinking grape juice daily helps to lower blood pressure. Good news for diabetics. You can eat two to three handfuls of grapes daily! Moreover, grape juice has anti-ageing properties and it also helps reduce weight.

Asthma: Due to its eminent therapeutic value, grapes can be used to cure of asthma; it has the ability to increase the moisture in the lungs.

Anti-ageing: Antioxidants present in grape juice boost the immune system and help in preventing problems related to ageing.

Bleeding disorders: Grape juice is very useful in bleeding disorders and is a very good purifier of blood. It flushes out harmful toxins from the body.

These fruiting berries are available in red, green and black colour.

So which variety do you like?