We often hear from television screens and read in fashion magazines about the benefits of fruits and vegetables for the human body. Grapes belong to the group of the most useful fruits. It has a fortifying effect on us, gives vitality and tones. But that is not all. Instead of visiting pharmacies for the purchase of pills and mixtures, try to treat such a valuable product as grapes for the treatment of the gastrointestinal tract (meaning diseases that are accompanied by reduced secretion of gastric juice), acute inflammation of the respiratory tract, pleurisy and bronchial asthma. Even in ancient times, this fetus was used to treat sore throats and strong cough. They beat down the temperature. Washed grape leaves were applied to wounds for their speedy healing. An extract of grape wine was used for skin diseases and eye diseases. Just one glass of grape juice will give the human body a daily rate of B vitamins, which strengthen the nails and improve the structure of oxen. In addition, the fruit contains a lot of potassium, which means it is useful for people suffering from diseases of the cardiovascular system. A large amount of vitamin C will make your skin smooth and supple. And vitamin P will help better absorption of vitamin C.
Wow, how much of everything useful in this fruit is grapes !!! But is there a threat to gain those extra pounds by actively consuming it?
What is the calorie grapes?
Do not be afraid to get better from the grapes. The opinion that this fruit contributes to the appearance of extra pounds is wrong at the root. From the very grapes you will not recover. However, its ability to improve appetite is known. And if you follow what is included in our diet in addition to this juicy fruit, then everything will be fine with your weight. It includes 65-110 kilocalories (this is 100 grams). But after all, the grape varieties are different on the market and in stores, and this also has its effect. For example Kish Mish contains 95 kilocalories (it is 100 grams). One berry contains a lot of water - 80%, and the remaining 20% are healing trace elements. Its caloric content is not great with such beneficial properties. Sugar in grapes is mostly represented by glucose. It is the main flavor component of the fruit and determines its nutritional value.
Calorie grapes does not depend on dark and light varieties! Sugars in grapes have a very high nutritional value. Combustion of one gram of sugar produces about four calories of energy. Consequently, having eaten a kilogram of the product, we will get 800 calories of energy, which is a percentage of a person’s daily calorie needs. It is interesting to compare this fruit with other products, which, as a rule, are permanent components of our diet. So, a kilogram of grapes is equal in calories: 400 grams of meat, 230 grams of bread, a kilo of potatoes or a kilo of milk.
According to its nutritional value, grapes are not inferior even to mother's milk. No matter how strange it may sound. And often it is called not only as vegetable milk.
Grape sugar includes three components:
The level of sweetness depends on the combination of these components. The fact is that the least sweet is glucose. Sucrose exceeds it by one and a half times, fructose is about two times. Sometimes sucrose is not present in grapes or is present in small quantities. The grape berry is rich in organic acids. There is a whole list of them: apple, glucon, wine, amber, lemon, oxalic. The main acid is tartaric. Oxalic acid gives grapes a grassy taste. Citric acid, gluconic acid and tartaric acid soften the taste of berries. All these acids have a very, very great benefit for us.
Yet, in spite of the usefulness of the grapes, caution should be given. It lies in the fact that the content of many easily digestible elements, such as glucose and fructose, which are very quickly absorbed into the blood, contributes to an increase in the level of insulin. Accordingly, the grapes are not shown to those people who have a weakened pancreas, as well as suffering from diabetes or obesity. However, even for a healthy person, 500 grams of grapes is not a small amount. Therefore, its eating should be taken under control, given that this fruit is the strongest allergen.
An interesting pattern: the darker the grape variety, the greater the likelihood of allergic reactions to it. On the other hand, dark berries contain more antioxidants, which increase the protection of the function of the human body from the possibility of getting sick. Why are there berries, even bones bring benefit. So wait for them to spit out, they will still be useful to you. The pits contain vitamins: A, E, K and a large amount of natural oils that help strengthen the cells and rejuvenate the body. The skin of the grapes is also not invented for beauty. It removes toxins and other harmful substances.
How to choose the grapes?
This question is asked good housewives who want to please the family with fruit delicacies.
First of all, pay attention to the appearance. The bunch must be whole and not suppressed. Berries without damage and with a whitish patina on the skin. Many believe that this plaque is the result of pesticides, in fact it is a sign of the freshness of the fruit. Brown spots and pigments on the surface do not indicate poor quality. The longest is stored grapes with thick skin and dense flesh, as well as the one that has a loose brush. Darker varieties will delight you longer with their freshness than bright ones. Having considered the question of the calorie content of grapes, we can apply in practice, so to speak, the knowledge gained.
The basic principles of diet:
- Best savory white grapes.
- Conduct the process of losing weight in the fall when the fruit is fresh.
- Two days before the start, eliminate animal products, alcohol, coffee and chocolate from the diet.
- Choose grapes with a thin peel and do not eat pits.
- Wash the grapes in warm or salty water. This will remove residual fertilizer and pesticides.
- Eat grapes before or after other foods, as they are difficult to digest with the ingredients of your diet.
Grape diet for a period of three days
First day It is recommended to eat 500 grams of grapes.
In the second - absorb 1.5 kilograms.
In the third - two kilograms.
Eat the berries all three days every two hours, eating them in the same amount. Since grapes contain a lot of water, this explains the ego's low calorie content. Therefore, in the second and third days of the grape diet you can drink less. Such nutrition will help to lose weight, enrich the body with vitamins, trace elements and fiber, as well as improve mood and self-confidence.
Seven days grape diet
It starts with daily fasting and cleansing of the stomach.
The next day in food is 1.5 kilograms of grapes in six receptions. To saturate the body with liquid, drink up to 1.5 liters of pure water. Allowed very weak decoction of herbs. So all the remaining days. It is important to get out of the diet. To do this, on the first day of the release add to the diet of other fruits and vegetables. On the second day - boiled egg and yogurt. On the third day, treat yourself to boiled fish. And on the fourth, go back to the usual composition of products. Nutritionists also advise the so-called soft course of cleansing with grapes. Its principle is that you use one bunch at 11 and 18 hours each day for two to six weeks. Take a two-hour break between absorbing grapes and other foods.