Grapes are versatile, yes. Whether it be stomping on them for wine or drying them out to be raisins, we always find a good reason to keep grapes in the house. But in addition to that, they are a healthy fruit. Grapes are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and nutrients, with the skin of red grapes containing resveratrol, which supports heart function.
Nutritionist May Zhu, R.D., LDN revealed “There are 100 calories in a one-cup serving of grapes, which makes them a high-volume, nutrient-dense snack.” According to the USDA for every cup of grapes, there is 1.1 grams of protein, 1.4 grams of fiber, 27.3 grams of carbohydrates, 15 grams of sugar, and 0.3 grams of fat. There is also an array of health benefits to grapes. Their high level of antioxidants can help protect the body’s cells against oxidative stress.
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