Raisons – A Great Snack Option
Raisins are a great snack option that can add a range of nutrients to your diet. . . .Stick to small portions to avoid adding too many calories to your diet. Adding a handful to your cereal or snack can have some potential health benefits: Research shows that raisins can lower your risk of heart disease by reducing blood pressure and blood sugar. The fiber in raisins works to lower your LDL (bad) cholesterol, which reduces strain on your heart.
Raisins are also a good source of potassium. . . . Raisins have higher levels of antioxidants compared to other dried fruits. The drying process also preserves these antioxidants, promoting greater activity than in fresh grapes.