SCIENCE OF A WINE GRAPE
For years, researchers assumed that enjoying life with a healthy heart had something to due with wine consumption.
We now know it is the HERITAGE GRAPES from which the wine is made!
The interest in raw grape seed oil & grape powders as functional food products has increased, particularly because of the high levels of phenolic compounds, vitamin E, unsaturated fatty acids (UFAs), and phytosterols.
Consumption of a polyphenol-rich diet has repeatedly been linked with decreased risk of human diseases, as well as protection against the development and progression of many chronic pathological conditions including cancers, metabolic diseases, and aging. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4553113/
The aromas, rich colours and varietal wine flavors makes unique attractive culinary products.
Anthocyanins, flavanols and resveratrol are the most interesting grape polyphenols because they possess many biological activities, such as antioxidant, cardioprotective, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties.