All You Want to Know About Raisins

Raisins Enhance Your Gut Health As they:

Contain dietary fiber

Raisins contain both soluble and insoluble fibre at considerable levels, thus, promoting bowel movement.

Have prebiotic effects

Fructans present in the raisins act as a good substrate and as a prebiotic compound to selectively stimulate the growth of beneficial intestinal microflora.

Act as an antibiotic

The fermentation of the fructans present in the raisins release lactic acid and short-chain fatty acids (SCFA), which help in preventing the growth of pathogens.

Have potential anticarcinogenic property

Fructans are found to inhibit cell proliferation, modulate cell differentiation, reduce metastatic activity and also induce apoptosis (cell death) in colon cancerous cell lines.

Improve bioavailability

Studies show that tartaric acid helps to increase the bioavailability of minerals in the diet, such as calcium and iron.

Overall Benefits of Raisins

Raisins are effective in managing the symptoms of:


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