The Refreshing Snack
Health Benefits | Fun Facts | Selection Tips | Availability | Storage | Recipes

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 ailments.

Health Benefits
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 from everyday wear and tear.

Fun Facts

  • 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.

Selection Tips
Choose grape bunches that are well-colored with plump berries firmly attached to the stems.

Availability
The Fresh1 grapes are grown in California, Chile, and Mexico, and are available year round.

Storage
Store in the refrigerator.

Recipes

Meals For Two

Quick 'n Easy

All Family

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