Raisins are an internationally renowned,healthy snack food—cholesterol-free, low in sodium and totally fat-free. They provide many essential vitamins and minerals including iron, potassium, calcium and certain B vitamins. Raisins are a good source of fiber and are rich in antioxidants. Raisins are 70% pure fructose (a natural form of sugar), which is easily digested for quick energy.
Having antioxidant properties, raisins help keep the blood clean and flowing, by getting rid of al the impurities.
Raisins are believed to be good for bone density and have been associated with lower risk of osteoporosis in women.
The phytonutrients and olenolic acid present in raisins makes them beneficial for the health of teeth and gums.
Raisins are good for eyes and have been found to be helpful in prevention of macular degeneration.
Being high in calories, but not fats, raisins are a very good source of energy, especially for children and athlete.
Raisins are a good source of fiber and can help cure constipation. For the purpose, boil raisins in a saucepan of water, strain the liquid and drink it.
Studies claim that raisins contain additional nutritive compounds that can protect against heart disease and colon cancer.