Grape Seeds Protect our Cells from Damage
Surely you already know that grapes are the elixir of youth, a fruit that strengthens the body and pampers the soul. But did you know that its seeds are a real treasure trove of antioxidants, extremely effective in maintaining health? Seed extract is 20 times stronger antioxidant than vitamin C.
Even 50 times more powerful than vitamin E. Studies have shown that it contains concentrated medicinal compounds of this fruit, which achieve a better protective effect on cells than the combined intake of vitamins E and C.
Grape seeds protect our cells from damage
Grape seed extract dilates blood vessels, strengthens capillaries, prevents heart attacks, reduces the risk of varicose veins and the formation of atherosclerotic plaques, i.e., the deposition of fat on the walls of blood vessels. It also reduces the risk of eye tissue damage, as well as the possibility of macular degeneration and cataracts in old age. It also has a laxative effect, so it is recommended for longer constipation, i.e., constipation.
The extract significantly helps people exposed to stress and heavy physical effort when working or playing sports. This health elixir is also recommended for children exposed to physical exertion or if they are recovering from illness.
Studies have shown that the ingredients proanthocyanadins protect healthy cells from damage that can be caused by certain drugs, tobacco, or chemotherapy.
Other ingredients of grape seeds prevent the activity of enzymes that destroy collagen, elastin, hyaluronic acid and other tissue structures. In fact, they slow down the aging and decomposition of tissues. This is evidenced by the example of a German study which included patients with chronic venous insufficiency, i.e. venous blood flow disorder, a disease of today typical of developed societies that sit and stand a lot and move little. After six weeks of taking the extract as a therapy, a reduced swelling of the legs and pain of the patients, as well as their subjective feeling of “heavy legs”, was established.
Although extremely effective, the extract is not recommended for diabetics, as well as grapes, due to the high concentration of sugar.
Seed oil also has a high value. It has a beneficial effect on blood vessels, which is why it is considered healing. It reduces the possibility of platelets sticking together, prevents the development of high blood pressure, increases good and reduces bad cholesterol. It contains enviable amounts of vitamin E and omega-6 acids. Since it has a perfect taste and smell, nutritionists recommend it for various salads, dressings and cooked dishes.
In addition to cooking, grape seed oil is also recommended for massaging. It has been proven to slow down skin aging, have regenerative properties, and alleviate the appearance of stretch marks.
Taking the Extract
Extract in the form of tablets or capsules is sold as a dietary supplement. It is taken by pouring the contents of the capsule into a glass of 2 dl of water, stirring and drinking. The daily dose is 1 to 2 capsules and must not be exceeded!
Although contraindications have not been noticed even after prolonged use, it is not recommended for people sensitive to any of the ingredients of the extract, for small children, pregnant women and nursing mothers.
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