The Refreshing Snack
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Some people love the tart green varieties, while others
prefer the sweet, juicy red ones. Others can’t
start the day without a sprinkling of dried ones on
their cereal. We’re talking about Fresh1® grapes,
one of the easiest and most fun fruits to eat. In addition
to being delicious and refreshing, grapes contain some
powerful health-protecting agents. Adding fresh grapes
to your diet could give you extra protection against
disease. How? A compound called phytonutrients found
in fruits and vegetables may prevent cancer and heart
disease. Grapes are packed with phytonutrients, and
resveratrol, a type of phytonutrient found primarily
in the skin of grapes, has been shown in preliminary
studies to fight breast, liver and colon cancers. Resveratrol
may also reduce heart disease and relieve inflammatory
Grapes are fat-, sodium-, and cholesterol-free, and
are a good source of vitamin C. Grapes also contain
phytonutrients that are thought to prevent heart
disease, inhibit tumor growth, and prevent cell damage
everyday wear and tear.
- A grape needs to dry in the sun for 14
days to become a raisin.
- Grapes come in 3 colors:
white, blue-black, and red. More than 50 varieties
are currently in production.
- One acre of land
can yield 5 tons of grapes.
Choose grape bunches that are well-colored with plump
berries firmly attached to the stems.
The Fresh1 grapes are grown in California, Chile, and
Mexico, and are available year round.
Store in the refrigerator.
Meals For Two
Quick 'n Easy