A Grape is a type of liana plant( long-stemmed, woody vine that is rooted in the soil and climbs or twines around other plants).And the grape seed is actually considered a berry. They come in various shades like red, purple, and green, packed with loads of benefits from heart health to skin clarity.
Grape seed oil contains high amounts of conjugated linoleic acid (a fatty acid and antioxidant). It can help skin to fight off collagen- and elastin-destroying enzymes and could also inhibit damage caused by free radicals.
Grapes are packed with antioxidants, including vitamins C and K and beta-carotene.These help the body to get rid of pesky free radicals (byproducts of oxygen use) that cause cellular damage. Antioxidants act as free radicals which prevent and repair the damage to the skin cells.
Grapes are a great source of phytonutrients like resveratrol. Resveratrol has many cardiac benefits like lower levels of LDL cholesterol (high levels of which can lead to heart problems) and prevention of blood vessel damage.It may help to inhibit cancer cell growth and possibly help to treat cognitive impairment.
The deeper the color, the sweeter the grape.
Red and purple grapes beat out green grapes when it comes to nutrients. The dark skin on these little globes is due to the pigment anthocyanins, a type of flavonoid that may aid in improving memory and motor function.
The deeper the color, the sweeter the grape. Green grapes should be yellowish-green in color, red varieties should be close to the color crimson, and the purples should have a deep bluish-black color. Grapes last for up to five days when given a good bath and dried. Plunk them into a sealed plastic container to keep ’em fresh before use!