Ruby Roman grapes are often considered to be one of the healthiest type of grape.
The health benefits of Roman grapes are primarily due to their high levels of antioxidants, specifically anthocyanins.
Anthocyanins has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, which is why it is often given in the treatment of arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.
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The glycemic index (GI) of food determines how quickly your blood sugar will rise after eating a meal containing that food, relative to a reference food such as glucose or white bread.
The GI for Roman grapes ranges from 39-53 while the GI for table sugar is 100. Grapes also contain potassium and copper, two minerals that help lower blood pressure and improve heart health respectively.
Lower in Sugar..
The Ruby Roman grape is also a naturally low sugar variety of grape, with an average sugar content of around ten percent. They are also high in dietary fiber, antioxidants, and resveratrol.
One study found that participants who ate three fresh Ruby Roman grapes before drinking wine had higher blood levels of resveratrol than those who did not eat any grapes or who had eaten red grapes.
This is because the grape skin contains the most amount of this beneficial antioxidant compound.
Many studies have been conducted which have shown that the consumption of these grapes can reduce the risk of stroke, heart disease, and atherosclerosis.