One cup of grapes (90 grams) provides about 61 calories and contains about 16 grams of carbohydrates and 0.9 grams of fibre.
The fruit also contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and minerals manganese and potassium.
Resveratrol in grapes keeps the heart muscle healthy by increasing blood flow to the brain; it also lowers the risk of Alzheimer’s and helps protect against prostate, lung, liver and breast cancer by inhibiting events that lead to cancer initiation, promotion, and progression.
In addition, saponins and pterostilbene in grapes help lower cholesterol.
Purple grape juice and red wines are anti-bacterial.