The type of fiber in raisins is considered insoluble fiber because it takes in water and gains volume in that way. Besides reducing constipation, raisins can also help to stop loose stools, again by absorbing the liquid of loose stools and reducing the frequency and unpredictability of diarrhea.
Raisins have high levels of catechins, which are polyphenolic antioxidants in the blood. Antioxidants scavenge the free radicals that float around the body and wreak havoc on the organ systems and cells.
Contrary to popular belief, in several studies, raisins have been shown to lower the postprandial insulin response, which means that after eating a meal, raisins can help the spikes or plunges in insulin levels that can be so dangerous to patients with diabetes.
Raisins contain a considerable amount of iron which directly helps in the treatment of anemia. It also contains many members of the vitamin-b complex that are essential for the formation of new blood. The high copper content in raisins also helps the formation of red blood cells.
Raisins contain polyphenolic phytonutrients that have antioxidant properties. These phytonutrients are very good for ocular health, as they protect eyes from the damage caused by free radicals (oxidants), in the form of macular degeneration, age-related weakening of vision, and cataracts.
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Storage Instructions: Store in a cool, dry place in an airtight container.