As we all know, grapes are the fruits from which many substances such as Iranian raisins appear. In other words, the grape is one of the most popular fruits in the world due to its taste,
variety and unique properties. This delicious and lovable heavenly fruit grows in all temperate regions of the world and is rich in vitamins and minerals.
Even small grape seeds are useful and prevent eye diseases of diabetics. The grape seed extract is also rich in antioxidants and plays an important role in cancer prevention.Moreover, grapes strengthen the immune system and control diabetes. In this article, we will describe the properties of grapes, both fresh and dried (Iranian raisins).
Properties of grapes
As said before, grape nutrients include vitamins such as vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6,
as well as plant nutrients phenol and polyphenols. Needless to mention that nutrients protect the body against a variety of diseases. Grapes contain large amounts of thiamine,
riboflavin, niacin and folate, and the minerals potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and sodium. Grapes also contain dietary fiber, healthy carbohydrates,
antioxidants and a good amount of protein.
The flavonoids in grapes and Iranian raisins reduce free radical damage and slow down the aging process.The delicious fruit of the grape,
because of the presence of all these nutrients, plays an important role in having a healthy and active life. In this section, we take a look at the extraordinary effects and properties of grapes and Iranian raisins on body health:
Benefits of Iranian raisins & grapes
1. Asthma treatment
Grapes have therapeutic value that can treat asthma. In addition, the moisturizing power of grapes is so
high that it can increase the moisture in the lungs and reduce asthma attacks.
2. Strengthen bones
One of the properties of grapes is strengthening the bones. Grapes are an excellent source of micronutrients such as copper,
iron and manganese, and the presence of all of these micronutrients is important for bone formation and strength. Adding grapes to your daily diet prevents age-related problems, including osteoporosis. The presence of manganese in the body is essential and helps with protein metabolism, collagen production and nervous system function.
3. Prevention of heart disease
Grapes increase the amount of nitric oxide in the blood, which prevents the formation of blood clots in the body. In addition, grape antioxidants prevent the oxidation of bad cholesterol (LDL),
which clogs blood vessels and is a major cause of most cardiovascular diseases. Grapes also have a lot of flavonoids,
which are not only the main cause of grape color but also powerful antioxidants.
The two main types of antioxidants in grapes,
resveratrol and quercetin, can counteract the action of free radicals and the harmful effects of bad cholesterol on blood vessels. In addition, these two types of antioxidant flavonoids act as cleansers,
reducing platelet aggregation and filtering toxins in the blood.
4. Migraine treatment
Migraine treatment is another property of grapes. Ripe grape juice is an effective home remedy for migraines. To treat migraines, you should drink a little pure grape juice in the morning without
mixing it with ordinary water. Additionally, grape juice and Iranian raisins treat migraine headaches. Migraine headaches can have a variety of causes, including chemical imbalance,
poor sleep, climate change, or nutrient deficiencies. The antioxidants in this fruit treat migraine pain.
Grapes can easily grow in a small home garden or on a farm.There are different types of grapes. Therefore, when planting grapes,
depending on the location, choose grapes that are easier to grow. Here is how to plant a vine, which in addition to its many properties,
can also be decorative:
The first stage
Before planting a grape tree (hair), soak its roots in water for 2 to 3 hours.
The second stage
Grapes grow easily in balanced soil and a warm, shady, sunny environment. Also, if you prune them well,
they will grow and bear fruit in a small place.
The third stage
A space of 182 to 245 cm is enough to plant a vine. When planting, prepare a hole 30 cm deep and wide. Place the grape seedlings in this hole and cover the area with soil.
The fourth stage
To support the grape tree, you can use bamboo sticks about 2 meters long and place them next to the grape seedlings. You can also place the seedlings next to the wall or place them on arched railings and irrigate well.
Other uses of grapes
Grapes have many applications in pharmacy and in the production of various beverages and other foods such as jams,
jellies and spreads (a type of food that has a butter-like texture on bread). Good to know that grapeseed oil is rich in antioxidants and helps keep skin and hair healthy. This oil has lots of uses in cosmetic products such as face cream or night restorative serum.
Iranian raisins , a healthy and delicious snack for work
Eating oats for breakfast is a great idea. Moreover, you can use this valuable ingredient as a snack. You may not have enough space to prepare oatmeal at work,
but having a microwave can help you have a hot, nutritious snack. Add little Iranian raisins to make your snack more delicious and nutritious. As a matter of fact,
raisins contain iron and fiber and improve the health of your snack.
Some ready-to-eat oats contain sugar, maple syrup and brown sugar. These are not good options. Of course, in Iran, you have to prepare this snack yourself;
Because such a thing is not usually available in domestic stores. As a result, look for recipes that will help you prepare a
delicious snack and breakfast with oats and other things like Iranian raisins.