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10 Best Foods For Living A Long Productive Life

My Grandpa's Grapes
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4. Grapes

Grapes, one of the most known and widely consumed fruits in the world, are high in phytochemicals. Consuming grapes makes our life longer and reduces risk of chronic diseases, including some cancer types and cardiovascular disease.

Grapes have strong antioxidant activity, suppressing platelet aggregation and inhibiting cancer cell proliferation, while also can lower our cholesterol. Grapes contain a variety of phytochemicals, such as phenolic acids, stilbenes, anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins, which all powerful antioxidants.

Grapes do not tend to highly elevate your blood sugar when eaten or increase your insulin levels. Because high insulin levels cause insulin resistance, choosing foods with a low insulin response rate, such as grapes, can help in preventing you from developing the insulin resistance characteristic of Type 2 diabetes. So with all these benefits, grapes can definitely make your life much longer and better.