Grapes (Angoor)

Moisture 92.0% Protein 0.7%
Fat 0.1% Minerals 0.2%
Carbohydrate 7.0% Vitamin C 31 mg
Calcium 20 mg Phosphorus 20 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
>Calorific Value - 32 (values per 100 gms)
>Small amount of Vitamin B complex, Vitamin A and P
Origin and Distribution/Food Value

Grapes are one of the most valuable fruits, Spherical or ovoid in shape form of berry. Grapes have been cultivated from time immemorial and they are one of the earliest fruit vines cultivated by man. The main centres of grape cultivation in India are in Tamil Nadu, Nasik, Pune and Aurangabad in Maharashtra, Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh and Punjab and Haryana. The quantity of glucose in grapes varies from 15 to 25 per cent in different varieties. It supplies heat and energy to the body within a short time.

Natural Benefits Of eating Grapes

Studies have indicated that Grapes, have a restorative effect by virtue of their easy assimilation. Thus highly beneficial in case of weak digestion, general debility and fever.

  • Grape Cure

The 'grape cure' is perhaps the best of the various fruit cures proposed from time to time. It consists of eating an exclusive diet of grapes daily.

  • Helps in Dyspepsia

Grapes are Valuable in dyspepsia.They constitute a light food which removes indigestion and irritation of the stomach in a short time and relieves heat.

  • Precautions before eating

Grapes have a poor keeping quality.They should be used soon after purchase or else be preserved in cold storage.

Grapes For Various Diseases

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