There are several colored grapes ranging from black, purple, red, and light green, with under-ripe grapes appearing dark green. The fruit is always hanging off the vine. There are thousands of varieties of vines, the reason for the numerous varieties is that grape vines have a tendency to mutate and cross breed with ease.
Most wine grapes are made from the European species Vitis Vinifera, which is considered to be superior to the American vine species.
Grape juice consists of naturally occurring sugars called fructose and glucose. Purple grape juice contains powerful disease-fighting antioxidants, called flavonoids, and contains more antioxidants than other popular fruit and vegetable juices.
Red grape juice contains compounds that inhibit blood clots, as a result, this is recommended for people at risk for heart disease.
Grape seed oil is a vegetable oil pressed from the seeds of Vitis Vinifera grapes, an abundant by-product of wine making. Grape seed oil is used for salad dressings and skin repair lotions and it naturally contains Vitamin E, Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene, and Vitamin D (A fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets)
Heart diseases, strokes and heart attacks reduction and arteries anti-clotting: Drinking 1 glass of raw fresh juice from red grapes to un-clot blood thus lowering heart attack risks. Also, purple grape juice was found to keep healthy arteries as well.
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