Organic raisins Sultanas are dried seedless grapes of Vitis Vinifera L. variety. The large yellow grapes that are dried into raisin are flavorful and soft.
- Nutritional Profile- In 1/4 cup portion, raisins contain about 130 calories, 31 grams of carbs, and 2 grams of dietary fiber. They are good source of iron, potassium, protein, some B vitamins, phosphorus,calcium and selenium. Organic raisins have high levels of catechins, which are polyphenolic antioxidants present in the blood.
- Health Benefits- Raisins are rich in carbs, especially natural sugars. They provide quick energy boost. Due to dietary fiber content, they help reduce constipation and also consuming raisins have the potential to decrease your risk for developing heart disease, diabetes and possibly overweight and obesity. B vitamins present in raisins are responsible to convert food into fuel to give you energy. Antioxidants protect your body from the negative effects of free radicals. Oleanolic acid, one of the phytochemicals found in raisins, plays a crucial role in protecting your teeth against tooth decay, cavities, and teeth brittleness. Raisins are a good source of potassium and magnesium. They are two of the most common components of antacids because they are considered based on the pH scale. Therefore they prevent acidosis.
- Usage- Raisins are delicious alone, but they can be incorporated into salads, loafs, muffins, kuglof, cookies, cereals, oatmeal etc.