The origin of the grape is located in the area of the Near East. Today you can see them in the following best grape images below.
Nowadays, the grape is extended in many warm Mediterranean climate regions since it needs a kind environment to live appropriately.
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When it is allowed to ferment, wine is produced from the grape, a drink that enjoyed a great tradition in all ancient peoples.
Suffice it to say that there was a god of wine, Dionysus or Bacchus, in Roman and Greek culture, respectively.
The Romans celebrated great festivals called bacchanals in honor of this god and as a tribute to wine.
The grape, precisely the specific berry, is a small size whose dimensions can vary significantly from one variety to another.
Generally, table grapes of medium or large size are much more appreciated, sometimes surpassing some varieties of cherry tomatoes.
Each fruit has a circular shape that can be spherical or more oval, with grapes that are very elongated and usually more crunchy.
The skin is very thin, edible, and the interior keeps a very juicy, fleshy, and watery pulp, with or without tiny seeds in the center.
They are popularly divided between white and red or red grapes. The color ranges in one, and the other can be very different, with specimens of yellowish color and others so dark that they almost seem black.
The hybridization and development of new crops have multiplied the catalog of table grape varieties that we can find in our country, with increasing seedless grapes.
Among the nutrients provided by the grapes are sugars and vitamins. The latter (folic acid and vitamin B6) are involved in the production of red and white blood cells.
It is also involved synthesize genetic material, and the formation of antibodies of the immune system. Vitamins, specifically B6, also help to maintain the normal functions of the brain.
The phenolic compounds present in the grape are responsible for their color and flavor, also providing a decisive antioxidant action.
Among them are being the subject of numerous investigations, tannins, anthocyanins, and flavonoids, showing their effectiveness in blocking tumor growth.
Specifically, the flavonoids promote circulation in the arteries through vasodilation that increases blood flow and fights arteriosclerosis.
Due to these characteristics, the grape strengthens the arteries’ excellent condition and therefore of the heart.
The grapes’ fiber content gives them properties as a mild laxative, so it is recommended for consumption without peeling and with seeds in people who suffer from constipation.
They are also a fruit advisable by its diuretic effect, beneficial in gout cases, renal lithiasis, arterial hypertension, and other ailments associated with fluid retention.