Organic Raisins, health benefits, types and more…
Be sure that organic raisins are good healthy snack as compared to candies and other junk foods as you can guess.
Raisins can consumed as a whole. But to mix them with any kind of nuts will sweeten the taste of them.
The history of raisins goes back to more than ten thousand years, in first vineyards were found in France. Throughout all these years the tree has sprouted to the world and Anatolia’s fertile land. The species is now extensively planted and widely naturalized in the West of the Turkey.
Today the major producers are Turkey, U.S.A, Uzbekistan, Iran and Pakistan.
Because of the their sweet taste, lots of chocolate manufacturers use the crumbles as a substitute for refined sugar.
They can also used as a seasoning on porridges, musli and any kind of breakfast cereals or oatmeals.
You can use them in your desserts too.
Health Benefits of Organic Raisins
Raisins are rich in minerals like potassium, phosphorus, iron, calcium and magnesium which are good for your mental and physical development.
After eating raisins, the fibers bulk up as they take in water, which promotes a laxative like effect and, as a result, relieves constipation.
The 34 grams of carbohydrates in one small box of raisins include 26 grams of sugar for rapid energy.
Not like candies, raisins has oleanolic acid, which helps to protect the tooth from cavities and tooth decay and inhibits the development of bad bacteria that can lead to oral problems. Also raisins contain antimicrobial properties.
Raisins are also a great source of calcium, which helps to promote bone and teeth strength.
50 grams of raisins has the following nutrients:
- Carbohydrates: 38g
- Calcium: 25 mg
- Dietary fiber: 2g
- Energy: 115 kcal
- Fat: 0.25g
- Iron: 94 mg
- Proteins: 1,5g
- Potassium: 375mg
- Sodium: 5,5mg
- Sugar: 29,5g
Available Types of Raisins
Organic Sultana Raisins
Organic Green Raisins (Kishmish)
Organic Golden Raisins
Organic Thompson Raisins
Where to Buy Organic Raisins ?
They are available as:
- Sultana 8 – 9 – 10 colors
- Sun Dried Green Raisins (Kishmish)
- Shade Dried Green Raisins
- Golden Raisins