Grape seed extract, made from crushed grape seeds, contains high levels of proanthocyanidins, polyphenols that give grapes their deep red and purple hues. Heralded for its strong antioxidant activity, grape seed extract has risen in popularity as a functional food.
In 2020, the grape seed extracts market surpassed $135 million and its compound annual growth rate is expected to reach 7.5 percent by 2027.[i]
While that’s in part due to its use in cosmetics, personal care products, and other novel products—such as nanofibers containing grape seed extract powder, which are being incorporated into food packaging to prevent oxidation in food—health-conscious consumers are increasingly interested in grape seed extract as a supplement or addition to functional foods and beverages.[ii] If you’re thinking of giving it a try, here are some of its top benefits….
Source: The Epoch Times