- Raisins are dried grapes. However, unlike fresh grapes, they indeed are rich and concentrated sources of energy, vitamins, electrolytes, and minerals
- They can be enjoyed as a snack, all alone without any additions.
- They can be sprinkled over to enrich fruit salads and ice creams and desserts.
- They can be added to bakery items like chocolates, cookies, muffins, bread, puddings, biscuits, cakes, waffles
- In India where they are popular as kismish, Raisins are usually added to various sweet delicacies.
- Raisins, like dried apricots, figs, and prunes, are dense sources of energy, vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. Additionally, they are packed with several health benefiting poly phenolics anti-oxidants, dietary fiber, and other phyto-nutrients.
- As in grapes, raisins also contain phytochemical compound resveratrol. Resveratrol, a polyphenol anti-oxidant, has anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, blood cholesterol lowering activities.
- They are free of gluten toxin and can be consumed by people who do not tolerate gluten as an alternative healthy food.
- Raisins are dense sources of minerals like calcium, iron, manganese, magnesium copper, fluoride, and zinc.
- In addition, they are rich in heart-healthy electrolyte, potassium.
- Furthermore, they are also good source of some B-complex vitamins such as Thiamin, Pyridoxine, Riboflavin, and Pantothenic acid.
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