Looking for a refreshing salad idea? This grape salad being featured has a tasty set of ingredients.
Before we learn the recipe, lets get a little information about its main ingredient. Grapes are small round or oval berries that features a semi-translucent flesh covered by a smooth skin. Some have edible seeds while others are seedless. Just like blueberries, grapes are covered with a protective, whitish bloom.
A number of grape phytonutrients are now alleged to play a vital role in longevity. At the peak of its list is the resveratrol content. Resveratrol is a stilbene phytonutrient that is present in the grape skins, grape seeds, and in grape flesh. According to research, resveratrol has newly shown to increase expression of three genes that are highly related to longevity. These three genes are SirT1s, Fox0s, and PBEFs. Studies show that, “the more we can decrease our calories while staying nourished optimally, the better our chances of healthy aging and longevity.”
Grapes contains health-supportive nutrients like Stilbenes, Flavonols, Flavanols, Carotenoids, Phenolic Acids. Grapes also contains the hormone and antioxidant melatonin, as well as oligopeptides that contain anti-bacterial and other properties. With their irresistible number of health-supportive phytonutrients, it is not shocking that grapes have been shown to supply many of our body systems with conventional benefits.
In fact, there are a lot of areas of benefits that grape possesses according to research like cardiovascular system, immune system, respiratory system, inflammatory system, nervous system, and blood sugar-regulating system. Another area which shows a special benefit is cancer prevention, with the risk of prostate, breast, and colon cancer rising as the most likely areas of its benefits.
Now that you already know its numerous benefits, why don’t you try making it a habit eating grapes at least three times a week?
Yes, at certain times of the year this fruit can be expensive but eating grapes and having good health benefits may just be worth the investment.
Let us now move onto this delicious and yummy salad that you can prepare in a flash. To fin the recipe, please visit the ‘Six Sisters' Stuff’ website below for the ingredients and instructions.