Raisins are dried grapes. They belong to the category of dried fruit, although they are often mentioned as nuts. Raisins contain antioxidants, fibers, carbohydrates, proteins, potassium, selenium, vitamin A, vitamins of group B, iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium, copper and phosphorus. Due to their nutrients, raisins can help fight iron deficiency, they reduce blood pressure and they prevent fluid retention. They fight constipation, hemorrhoids and cholesterol. They also fight the bacteria which are responsible for tooth decay and gingivitis. You can add raisins into your breakfast, along with whole meal cereals or you can consume them with your yoghurt. You can also accompany rice with raisins and pine nuts; add raisins into the stuffing of meat, into salads, as well as into various sweets such as currant bread, biscuits and cakes.
INGREDIENTS: BLONDE RAISINS, VEGETABLE OILS
ORIGIN: GREECE (CRETE)