Video: ❶ Grape Juice: Composition, Benefits, Contraindications
Since ancient times, juices of various berries have been used as a preventive and therapeutic agent for many diseases. One of the leading positions is occupied by juice made from dark or light grape varieties. It has useful and medicinal properties, but it also has a number of contraindications. Location: Location:
The miraculous properties of grape juice are explained by its composition, which in complexity can be compared with the composition of mineral waters. 100 g of this product contains: water (55-87 g), proteins (0.15-0.9 mg), carbohydrates (10-30 g), organic acids (tartaric, malic, etc. - 0.5-1, 7 g), dietary fiber, potassium (250 mg), iron, magnesium (17 mg), calcium (45 mg) and other trace elements, as well as vitamins of groups C, A, B and R. Glucose and fructose, which are part of of this juice belong to the group of easily digestible sugars, contributing to the rapid restoration of energy and human health.
Due to its high potassium content, grape juice is useful for diseases of the heart and blood vessels. A large amount of pectin substances contained in it helps to reduce blood cholesterol levels. In addition, grape juice dilutes concentrated fluids and mucus in the body, improves their secretion, and improves the functioning of the intestines.
If you drink grape juice every day, starting at the age of forty, you can prevent senile myopia and even the development of cataracts. Red grape juice is especially beneficial for women as it prevents the development of breast cancer. And the juice from light grape varieties gives a person a surge of vitality, since it contains a fairly large amount of iron.
Grape juice is highly nutritious and improves brain function. It creates a supply of carbohydrates, which are consumed by the body in the course of life as needed. Grape juice is indicated for diseases of the respiratory system, kidneys, neuroses, rheumatism. It is often used for anemia and tuberculosis in the initial stage.
However, treatment with grape juice (ampelotherapy) is carried out under the supervision of a doctor, taking into account the individual characteristics of the organism.
With excessive obesity, urination disorders, liver cirrhosis, severe dental caries, as well as in the second half of pregnancy, drinking grape juice is not recommended. With diabetes mellitus, you can use this juice, but with caution.
It is categorically impossible to take juice from grapes with acute fever, heart defects, stomach and intestinal ulcers, advanced forms of tuberculosis and severe exhaustion.