Know All The Super Benefits Of Concord Grapes For Kidney Health

The grapes called Concord grapes come in dark blue or purple color and are used as table grapes, juice grapes, and wine grapes. Concord grapes are most often used to make grape jelly, candies, and grape pies.

Today, we will let you know about the benefits of concord grapes and how it helps in protecting your kidneys.

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These grapes are full of powerful antioxidants known as polyphenols. They are not only responsible for their color but also are widely known for their health benefits. As per the research, the antioxidants in concord grapes help in preventing chronic diseases.

Nutritional Facts About Concord Grapes:

A bowlful of concord grapes has a small amount of vitamin C, which is 8 percent of the recommended dietary allowance.

It also contains 13.4 micrograms of vitamin K, which is a nutrient essential for blood clotting, and manganese.

Additionally, the grapes contain carotenoids like beta-carotene and resveratrol.

Here’s How Concord Grapes Protect Your Kidneys:

As per the National Kidney Foundation, 15 grapes are highly recommended to be consumed on daily basis for maintaining good kidney health. These grapes and other grapes contain a lot of water. This aid in detoxifying the body by removing the toxins from the kidneys and inducing urination. In this way, the toxins are flushed out.

According to a Tunisian research study published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism the compounds in grapes have been found to reverse kidney damage.

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So, do you guys know what makes concord grapes, a powerful fruit for the kidneys? After a research study, scientists said that each part of the grape has a concentrated source of antioxidants. They protect the body against the damaging effects of oxidative stress and neutralize free radicals. This variety of grapes is excellent for cleansing the kidneys and liver as well, by flushing out waste products such as uric acid.

Here are some more health benefits of Concord Grapes:

  1. Lowers Blood Pressure
  2. Reduces Oxidative Stress
  3. Good For Heart Health
  4. May Prevent Cancer

Recipe to make Concord grape juice at home:

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  • First, wash the concord grapes and then remove the grapes from their stems.
  • Now take them in a large pot and crush them slightly with a spoon. This will allow the juice to flow quickly.
  • Then add 1 glass of water and simmer it over low to medium heat for 10 minutes.
  • Stir occasionally and you will notice the skin and pulp separating and floating in the juice.
  • Strain the juice and drink it.

 

Published by Harmisha Chouhan on 16 Aug 2018

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