Recently it has been possible to know, thanks to a study, that it seems that grapes can help protect the heart, especially against cardiovascular diseases.
Researchers of the Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg (in France), they have been able to confirm that the grape juice It has a great protective power against cardiovascular diseases .
As has been confirmed, this is possible thanks to its high content in polyphenols , which activate endothelial cells.
At the moment when these are stimulated, they produce Nitric oxide , what favors better circulation , and help to take care of the state of the blood vessels.
Of course, scientists have warned that not all strains are the same.
Especially, because only some have enough polyphenols to play their cardioprotective role.
Some properties and virtues of grapes
- Diverse amount of vitamins: folic acid and vitamin B6 .
- Rich in sugar (mainly glucose and fructose).
- We also find minerals: potassium, magnesium and calcium.
- Various substances that are beneficial to our health are also abundant: anthocyanins, flavonoids and tannins.
Via | BNET