Are raisins good for you?
Are raisins good for you and what are their top health benefits? Registered nutritionis,t Nicola Shubrook, explains what raisins are, why they might be good for you and her favourite raisin-filled recipes to try
What are raisins?
Nutritional benefits of raisins
- 38 calories
- Negligible protein
- Negligible fat
- 9g carbohydrates
- 133mg potassium
- 8mg calcium
What are the top 5 health benefits of raisins?
1. They may help reduce the risk of heart disease
2. They may help in the management of diabetes
3. They help support a healthy digestive system
4. They may help support adult oral health
5. Raisins may help with satiety
Healthy raisin recipes
This article was published on 29 November 2021.
Nicola Shubrook is a nutritional therapist and works with both private clients and the corporate sector. She is an accredited member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). Find out more at urbanwellness.co.uk.
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