Author Affiliation

Received: Oct 2015 / Accepted: Nov 2015/ Published: Dec 2015


Article History

*Indian Institute of crop processing technology, Thanjavur 613005 **Indian Institute of crop processing technology, Thanjavur 613005


How to Cite This Article

Sara Janitha and K.Singaravadivel (2015): Nutrition Profile on Grape Juice – A Review. In International Journal of Agricultural and Life sciences 1 (4), pp. 1–6. Available online at DOI 10.9379-sfjal-122058-001-0081-x.


Copyright

© 2015 Sara Janitha et al. 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 credited.


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.


Abstract

Vitis vinifera (grapes) is a well-known tropical fruit which has been used in India since 1300 AD. Grape juice is well relished by all age groups of the society. It was reported that consumption of grape juice at moderate level helps in prevention of aging related diseases. The aim of this review, a summary of the nutrient content which is available in grape juice and to obtain a further understanding of the reported beneficial health effects of the naturally occurring nutrient content in the grape juice. It has been systematically studied for various biological activities with particular reference to clinical effects. Several other potential beneficial properties in grape juice like flavonoids, polyphenols, antioxidants, anthocyanins, and resveratrol have since been ascertained. We review the potential clinical applications of these fascinating natural substances.