Grapes and Their Health Benefits  

There are antioxidants in grapes of all colors, including polyphenols and anthocyanins, which are good for your digestive system and blood flow.   

All those antioxidants battle free radicals that can harm your heart and blood vessels over time.    

Ehsani writes, “grapes are a good source of vitamin K, found mostly in dark leafy greens,” quoting the National Institute of Health. “This vitamin improves blood flow and bone health.”  

The main sleep hormone is melatonin. Our bodies make it. Levels rise gradually during the day and peak at night, signaling slumber.    

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Grape allergies are rare but exist. Avoid if you have an allergy or sensitivity.   

Otherwise, “there is no reason to avoid eating them daily if you enjoy them,” says Shaw. With that said, eat a varied diet and switch colors to gain the rainbow of benefits.  

Elsie's mother is Mexican and lived up in Arizona, therefore many of her meals reflect that. This arroz con pollo recipe works well with peas or diced veggies for a one-pot supper.  

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