Why You Should Be Eating More Grapes!
There are many ways to go about incorporating more grapes. Grace your dining room table during a dinner party or grab a handful on your way out the door (it’s not good to skip breakfast!) No matter the situation, grapes are silently yet powerfully working with your body. They play an important role in feeling energized, full, and satiated.
Grapes Pack a Nutritious Punch
Two reasons we adore grapes is that they’re both mouthwatering and healthy. At Homegrown, our organic grape season begins in July and runs through November, featuring both red and green seedless grapes. The grape powerhouse boasts hard-to-beat flavor and impressive health benefits, including:
An essential vitamin for good blood health. The vitamin K in grapes helps promote speedy blood clotting after suffering an injury as well as the important job of transporting calcium throughout the body.
Consuming adequate amounts of potassium helps the body fight against fatigue and weakness, all while supporting healthy blood pressure and bone strength. Grapes inject a jolt of energy into an otherwise fatigued day.
Because of their high water content, grapes can aid your digestive tract and help keep the process comfortable and efficient; On track, if you will. Bonus points if you drink water alongside your grapes, that’s another point for gut care!
Each of the many grape varieties has a distinct flavor profile, unique coloring, and varying levels of sweetness. Of these thousands of grape varieties, some of the most popular include the Concord, the Crimson, and the Kelly. Amazingly, these popular eating varieties don’t touch on those used to press wine around the globe. Merlot and Syrah, for example. Grapes are as versatile as they are tasty. Include them in your sandwich, salad, or frozen in a glass of your favorite red.
Going beyond varietals, grapes have a knack for flexibility, especially when examining the many ways they’re enjoyed. Grapes are delightful when fresh or frozen! How do grapes fit into your life? Share your love of grapes with us on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram for your daily dose of organic fruit!