What are the health benefits of red grapes?

Whether you're healthy or struggling to drop weight, getting more red grapes and red grape products into your diet is a great way to jack up your resveratrol intake. Seems that resveratrol -- a compound found in red grapes, red wine, and grape juice -- starts a helpful chain reaction that could keep metabolic syndrome in check. A little bit of red wine in moderation is an excellent source -- although alcohol isn't right for everyone. Here are a few more reasons to get this live-longer polyphenol on the menu:
  • It helps keep your joints oiled.
  • It curbs high blood pressure.
  • It can open and relax arteries.

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Health Value Of Foods

Health Value Of Foods

A healthy diet is rich in foods with high nutritional value, providing your body with the vitamins, minerals and other food nutrients it needs to protect against disease and maintain a healthy weight. To identify healthy foods, it...

's important to read nutrition labels and know the source of your food. Products advertised as whole-grain, organic or fortified may not necessarily be healthy for you. Find out how to get the most health value from various fruits, nuts, spices, oils and vegetables -- and learn which types of red meat and processed foods to avoid -- with expert advice from Sharecare.

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