Grapes have been cultivated for as long as 5,000 years and are classified as “European” (Thomson Seedless, Flame Seedless, Red Globe) or “American” (Concord, Steuben, Delaware).
Grapes contain a number of phytonutrients including ellagic acid, quercetin, and resveratrol.
Antioxidant Score* (ORAC)=1,260 and 1,118
*Red grapes (1,260) and green/white grapes (1,118)
Choose plump grapes with a slight powdery frost (what is referred to as a "bloom") - it's a sign of freshness. Place unwashed grapes in a plastic bag and store them in the crisper of the refrigerator. They should keep for about a week.
Serving size: 1 cup(s) seedless
Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 3 : 1