Concord Grape

by admin on June 4, 2014

Concord GrapesOne of the most popular types of juice grapes is the Concord grape.  It is regularly used in grape flavored soft drinks, jellies, and candies. It is a tasty, nutritious fruit. Want to learn more about this amazing antioxidant fruit? Please read on.

    • These grapes are one of the richest sources of antioxidants. It contains a wide range of flavonoids which are highly potent antioxidants. The amount of antioxidants found in this grape juice is significantly higher than what is found in apple juice, cranberry juice, and green tea. Consuming it regularly can reduce the risks of heart diseases and cancer to a huge extent. One cup of this grape juice every day will make your arteries flexible and strengthen your heart.
    • If you are suffering from high blood pressure, make sure you drink at least one cup of Concord juice every day. The compounds present in these grapes are capable of lowering both systolic and diastolic blood pressure in a surprisingly short period of time.
    • It has been found out that people who regularly eat purple/blue colored antioxidant fruits and vegetables have lowered risk of metabolic syndrome – a condition in which a number of metabolic risk factors increase the risks of cardiovascular diseases and type-2 diabetes heart diseases in a person. So, here is yet another reason to enjoy those lovely, purple colored Concord grapes.
    • If you happen to be a teetotaler, these grapes could be the best thing to have happened to you. For long people have talked about the health benefits of drinking red wine due to their high flavonoid content. Guess what? These grapes are one of the richest sources of flavonoids and have a great flavor as well. So, if you don’t drink wine, a cup of this grape juice is an even better and healthier substitute.
    • Drinking a cup of grape juice every day can reduce the risk of blood clots. It increases the amount of HDL or good cholesterol in your body and prevents LDL or bad cholesterol from damaging your heart.

Concord GrapeConcord grapes are rich in fiber, low in calories, have zero fat, and full of antioxidants. Eating a serving of these grapes is a perfect way to start your day.

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