Tray Raisins Black 700g (TH)
Raisins are more than just a shriveled up grape. The small, sun-dried fruit is packed with nutritional goodness that provides a boost of energy, a good source of fiber, and various essential vitamins and minerals that do your body good.
Here are six reasons you should make raisins one of your new favorite snacks:
Get an instant energy boost: Raisins are rich in carbohydrates, especially natural sugars, so they make a great pre- or post-workout energy-boosting snack.
Prevent constipation: Raisins are a good source of dietary fiber which can promote good digestive health.
Reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic diseases: A 2013 study in the “Journal of Food Science” showed that eating raisins regularly led to lower blood glucose levels, reduced blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels, and lower overall food consumption due to an increased feeling of fullness.
Prevent or combat anemia: Raisins are a powerhouse of iron, which helps to treat anemia as well as to improve circulation.
Help with sexual dysfunction: Raisins include an amino acid, known as Arginine, which has been known to stimulate the libido and induce arousal.
Ensure good health for your eyes and bones: There is a large number of phytonutrients in raisins that make them good for vision.
So, next time you’re looking for a healthy snack, reach for a handful of raisins! There are so many ways to enjoy raisins. You can eat them plain, add them to your salad, oatmeal, desserts or potatoes, sprinkle them on top of your celery and peanut butter sticks, or cover them in yogurt and add it to your trail mix.
Eat Raisins in Moderation A ¼-cup serving of raisins contains: 130 calories, 0 fat, 10 milligrams of sodium, 31 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of dietary fiber, 29 grams of sugar and 1 gram of protein.