Raisin’ the Bar

F&B World - - WORD OF MOUTH - Photo by PA­TRICK SE­GOVIA

Gen­er­ally known as nat­u­ral can­dies, Cal­i­for­nia Raisins of­ten takes a sup­port­ing role to more prom­i­nent and vis­ually ap­peal­ing in­gre­di­ents in pas­tries and sa­vory dishes. In truth, raisins right­fully de­serve to rise through the ranks given the health ben­e­fits they de­liver.

• Their high di­etary fiber con­tent pre­vents con­sti­pa­tion. • Full of iron, cop­per, and vi­ta­min B, raisins help de­velop red blood cells and lower the risk of ane­mia. • Raisins have phe­no­lic nu­tri­ents, which fight vi­ral as well as bac­te­rial con­tam­i­na­tion. • They con­tain cal­cium that is es­sen­tial to bone de­vel­op­ment. •The vi­ta­min A they have helps safe­guard the eyes from harm. • The oleano­lic acid in raisins pro­mote den­tal care. • Raisins not just help rid the blood of harm­ful tox­ins but also re­duce blood pres­sure level. • Raisins have boron, an im­por­tant nu­tri­ent for a well- func­tion­ing brain. • Con­tain­ing a lot of polyphe­nols, raisins aid the re­duc­tion of over­all choles­terol quan­ti­ties in the blood.

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