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Raisins Health Benefits And Nutrition Values


Raisins are known as dried grapes.Raisins may be eaten raw or used in cooking, baking and brewing. In the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and Canada the word "raisin" is reserved for the dried large dark grape, with "sultana" being a dried large white grape, and "currant" being a dried small Black Corinth grape.The health benefits of this fruit include relief from constipation, acidosis, anemia,fever, and sexual weakness. Raisins also help in weight gain, eye care, dental care, and bone health.

raisins


Minerals:
Nutrient
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Calcium
82.5 mg
8%
Iron
3.1 mg
17%
Magnesium
52.8 mg
13%
Phosphorus
167 mg
17%
Potassium
1236 mg
35%
Sodium
18.2 mg
1%
Zinc
0.4 mg
2%
Copper
0.5 mg
26%
Manganese
0.5 mg
25%
Selenium
1.0 mcg
1%
Fluoride
386 mcg
Calorie Information:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
TotalCalories
493(2064 kJ)
25%
Carbs
470(1968 kJ)
 
Fat
6.4(26.8 kJ)
 
Protein
17.0(71.2 kJ)
 
Alcohol
0.0(0.0 kJ)
 
Protein & Amino Acids:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Protein
5.1g
10%
Fat & Fatty Acid
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Fat
0.8g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Monounsaturated fat
0.1g
Polysaturated Fat
0.1g
trans fatty acids
~
transmonoenoicfattyacids
~
trans-polyenoicfattyacids
~
Omega-3 fatty acids
1.6mg
Omega-6 fatty acids
47.8mg
Vitamins:
Nutrient
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Vitamin A
0.0IU
0%
Vitamin B6
60.0mg
6%
Vitamin B12
120.0 mcg
0%
Vitamin C
3.8mg
6%
`Vitamin D
~
~
Vitamin D3
0.0mg
Vitamin E
0.2mg
1%
Vitamin K
5.8mcg
7%
Thiamin
0.2mg
12%
Riboflavin
0.2mg
12%
Niacin
1.3mg 
6%
Pantothenic
0.2mg
2%
Choline
18.3mg
Betaine
0.5mg
Folate
8.3mcg
2%
Carbohydrates:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
carbohydrates
131g
44%
Dietary Fiber
6.1g
24%
Starch
4.5g
Sugars
97.7g
Sterols:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Cholesterol
0.0g
0%
Phytosterols
~
Others:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Alcohol
0.0g
Water
25.5g
Ash
3.1g
Caffeine
0.0mg
Theobromine
0.0mg

PERSON WHOM MAY CONSUME RAISINS
  • MOUTH PROBLEM
  • Raisins contain oleanolic acid that provides protection against cavities and tooth decay, and also prevents the growth of harmful bacteria that can cause gingivitis and other periodontal diseases. So person who intake raisins will get relieve from tooth pain.

  • BONE PROBLEM
  • Raisins are rich in calcium are necessary to strengthen bones and teeth. A micronutrient known as boron are abundant in this fruit aids calcium absorption and bone formation. If you are a postmenopausal woman, raisins are a good snack for you because the calcium and boron present in them helps to prevent the development of osteoporosis. The potassium and magnesium contents of raisins help reduce acidity (an abnormal metabolic condition known as acidosis) and remove toxins from the body, which may cause diseases such as arthritis, gout, kidney stones and heart disease.

  • EYE CARE
  • Raisins are rich in calcium are necessary to strengthen bones and teeth. A micronutrient known as boron are abundant in this fruit aids calcium absorption and bone formation. If you are a postmenopausal woman, raisins are a good snack for you because the calcium and boron present in them helps to prevent the development of osteoporosis. The potassium and magnesium contents of raisins help reduce acidity (an abnormal metabolic condition known as acidosis) and remove toxins from the body, which may cause diseases such as arthritis, gout, kidney stones and heart disease.



  • CANCER
  • The polyphenolic antioxidant present in raisins, known as catechin, provides protection against free radicals, which causes the development of tumors, specifically colon cancer.

  • ANEMIA
  • It is caused by decrease in the number of red blood cells in the body.Raisins contain considerable amount of iron which directly helps treating anemia. It also contains many members of vitamin-B complex which are essential for formation of blood. Copper in them also help formation of red blood cells. So, if you notice any decrease in the hemoglobin level in your blood, eat more raisins to raise it. Raisins also help to correct iron deficiency anemia and promote blood clotting during wound healing.

  • CONSTIPATION
  • Raisins swell as the fiber present in them in dried form absorbs water, when person feel in time of indigestion. This helps giving relief in constipation.


PERSON WHOM MAY NOT CONSUME RAISINS
  • ARTHRITIS
  • Arthritis is actually a condition which results from the breakdown of the protective layer of cartilage which surrounds the joints. Without this cartilaginous layer, the bones of the joints rub against each other, causing joint pain and malformation of the bones themselves.So people suffering by this pain should consume raisins.






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