Health Benefits of Grapes Polyphenols – Abstract

Journal of Environmental and Agricultural Sciences (JEAS). Imran et al., 2017. Volume 10: 40-51

Open Access – Review Article

Health Benefits of Grapes Polyphenols

Muhammad Imran 1,*, Abdur Rauf 2, Ali Imran 3, Muhammad Nadeem 4, Zulfiqar Ahmad 5,
Muhammad Atif 6, Muhammad Awais 1, Muhammad Sami 7, Muhammad Imran 6,
Zareen Fatima 8, Ahmed Bilal Waqar 1 
1 Department of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Imperial College of Business studies, Lahore
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Swabi, Khyber, Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
3 Department of Food Science, Institute of Home & Food Sciences, Government College University
4 Department of Environmental Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Vehari-Pakistan
5 University College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences, Islamia University Bhawalpur, Pakistan
6 Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore, Pakistan
7 Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, University of Lahore-Pakistan
8 Department of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging (DRSMI), Imperial College of Business Studies, Pakistan

Abstract: Diet based therapies and other regimens from fruits are being used to recover from health disorders since centuries. Grape (Vitis vinifera L.) is not only used for nutritional purposes, but also for exclusive therapeutics, owing to its antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory perspective. Grapes are non-climacteric fruits and grown on the deciduous and perennial woody vines. Grapes are abundant in polyphenols, which are known for numerous biological activities and health-promoting benefits. Resveratrol, a phytoalexin antioxidant produced when plants are exposed to various abiotic and biotic stresses. Red grapes and its juices and wine are the major source of dietary resveratrol in humans and have both chemo-preventive and therapeutic properties against various ailments. Therefore have numerous implications for human health. Grape has been useful for reducing the extent of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disorders and digestive problems. This review elaborates the health claims of various chemical components of grapes and their functional roles, with special reference to antioxidant potential, immune-nutrition, anticancer perspectives and cardiovascular cure.

Keywords: Grape, phytochemicals, antioxidant potential, anti-aging, nutraceutical value, stilbenes, phytoalexins, functional roles, viniferins.

Corresponding author: Muhammad Imran:  

Cite this article as:
Imran, M., A. Rauf, A. Imran, M. Nadeem, Z. Ahmad, M. Atif, M. Awais, M. Sami, M. Imran, Z. Fatima and A.B. Waqar. 2017. Health benefits of grapes polyphenols. Journal of Environmental and Agricultural Sciences. 10: 40-51. [Abstract] [View Full-Text] [Citations]

Title: Health Benefits of Grapes Polyphenols

Authors: Muhammad Imran, Abdur Rauf, Ali Imran, Muhammad Nadeem, Zulfiqar Ahmad, Muhammad Atif, Muhammad Awais, Muhammad Sami, Muhammad Imran, Zareen Fatima, Ahmed Bilal Waqar

Pages: 40-51

Copyright © Imran et al., 2017. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium provided the original author and source are appropriately cited and credited.

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