We have been growing grapes for over 8,000 years and consume 8.4 pounds each year. While grape’s health benefits have been known for ages, only recently has the spotlight been turned on its flavonoid content. There is one question that everyone seems to be asking.
Do grapes have quercetin?
Quick Answer: Yes – Grapes do contain quercetin. Compared to other similar foods, their quercetin content is moderate.
Quercetin Content of Grapes
Depending on the variety, grapes supply between 1 and just over 3mg of quercetin in a 100-gram serving. They are also a rich source of vitamins B6, C, and K.
Are Grapes High in Quercetin?
Compared to other foods, grapes are moderately high in quercetin.
Let’s take a look at how grapes compare to 5 similar foods.
- Red raspberries have a very similar quercetin content to grapes with 1mg in a 100g serving.
- Apricots, another succulent snack, offer 1.6mg of quercetin per 100g serving, placing them in the middle of the range provided by dark grapes.
- Blackberries provide just slightly more quercetin than the healthiest grapes offering 3.6mg per 100-gram serving.
- Blueberries offer more than twice the quercetin of grapes providing 7.7mg per 100g.
- Black diamond plums contain 12.5mg of quercetin per 100g, making them more than four times as potent.
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