A Raisin is a dried grape. Raisins are produced in many regions of the world and may be eaten raw or used in cooking, baking, and brewing. Raisins that are made using different drying methods or different types of grapes may have different names. Raisins, sultanas, and currants are three kinds of dried grapes. While they share many similarities, they also have their own unique features. Raisins originated in the Middle East before making their way to Europe, where they were especially popular among the Greeks and Romans. Historically, raisins were used as currency, as awards in sporting events, and to treat ailments like food poisoning. 


However, we bring you a nutritious and healthy snack, which might help with your sugar cravings. Raisins are dried grapes and are considered a traditional dried fruit. Raisins are sweet, consisting of sugar, with high fibre and provide satiety. Raisins are made from Vitis vinifera grapes and are largely produced in the United States, followed by Turkey, China, Iran, Chile, Greece, and Australia. Varieties of raisins are available which include Dark raisins made from Thompson seedless grapes, Golden raisins, Sultanas, and Zante currants raisins processed by sun-drying or dehydrating grapes.

Nutrition’s of Raisins:-

The Nutrition value of 14 grams, raisins has the following values:-

                                                      Calories                    :    42

                                                      Fat                              :     0g

                                                      Sodium                     :   3.6mg

                                                    Carbohydrates         :   11g

                                                      Fiber                          :   0.6g

                                                      Sugars                       :   9.1g

                                                      Protein                      :   0.5g

Benefits of Raisin’s:-

The health benefits of Raisin’s are following:

  • Raisin’s aids in weight loss.
  • Raisin’s improves digestion.
  • Raisin’s good for the skin.
  • Raisin’s supports vision.
  • Raisin’s prevents Anemia.
  • Raisin’s improves bone health.
  • Raisin’s good for oral health.
  • Raisin’s boosts immunity.
  • Raisin’s promotes heart health.


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