Health benefits of Raisins
Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 20:45
  

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Raisins are liked by almost everyone, be it kids or adults. It is irreplaceable as a healthy member of the dry fruits category.

They are widely used in food supplements, health tonics, in desserts etc.

Here are a few health benefits of this dark, wrinkly dry fruit:

-It aids in curing constipation as raisins contain fiber which absorbs water and so promotes proper digestion.

-Raisins are ideal for people who want to gain weight in a healthy way as they are full of glucose and fructose and so they provide a lot of energy.

-They discourage dental cavity formation and may even help clear other types of food particles trapped on the teeth.

-Studies suggest that raisin consumption may reduce the risk of developing diabetes and heart diseases.

-It is also believed that raisins help in curing anaemia to a certain extent as they are enriched with iron and Vitamin B - complex which helps in formation of new blood.  


First Published: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 20:45



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