grapes Written February 6, 2012 at 11:20am–Not only are grapes enjoyable to eat because of their sweetness, but they have many other health benefits as well. And…they are fun to eat! =0)

Rich in Minerals and Vitamins
Grapes are rich in vitamin C, A, B6, and folate. Grapes also have minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, selenium, and phosphorus. Women in particular who have cramping during their menses, moodiness, and temperament issues can benefit from the vitamins and minerals in grapes. Grapes are also very rich in antioxidants.

Great for Digestion & Womb Balancing
Grapes assist with constipation, indigestion, fatigue, and kidney disorders. They have wonderful nutrients that are great for the womb. They can also assist with vaginal dryness. Juicy fruits makes the womb juicy. Sweet fruits bring sweetness into your spirit. Colorful fruits bring vibrancy into the body. If you are estrogen dominant or have sensitive insulin levels you must eat a balanced fruit diet of both acidic and non-acidic foods. Notice I did not say you can’t eat grapes, just be mindful of balancing what you eat and how it affects your body. All that the Earth provides is good! Oh so with that said, be mindful of seedless grapes. They are genetically modified foods which are harmful to the womb. READ THE LABELS!

Antibacterial & Antiviral
Red grapes are wonderful for countering issues like bacterial vaginosis or yeast infections because of the antibacterial and antiviral properties in them. Light green and white grapes boost iron in the body, combating fatigue. The pigments contained in grapes boost the immunity of the body.

Grapes have strong anticancer properties due to the anti-inflammatory effect in them. It is particularly effective in colorectal cancer and breast cancer. Raw grape juice not just prevents the risk of cancer but also suppresses the growth and propagation of cancer cells.

Additional Benefits
Other benefits of grapes and raw grape juice include relief of migraines, cataract prevention, heart disease prevention, and can also cure asthma through its ability to increase moisture in the lungs. The skin of the grapes when eaten help with reducing acidity and bacteria in the mouth. Grapes also help male infertility due to the antioxident lycopene that is in them. Lastly, eating juicy fruits like grapes also helps hydrate the body. This is important for people who have difficulty drinking enough water. When you eat hydrating foods you don’t need to drink as much water.

So enjoy your grapes!

Health Benefits of Grapes