Raisin

Raisins are delicious and beneficial snacks. It is usually obtained by drying the grapes in the sun or by artificial means. Raisins are available in different colors of yellow and golden, chrome green or black, and because of their natural sugar, they are a great alternative to candy and chocolate.

The nature of raisins is warm and dry and Iranian raisin is divided into three main types: Aftabi, Tizabi and Angoori.

Aftabi: refers to various types of seedless grapes that are dried and turned brown by direct sunlight.

Angoori: Available in amber to light brown and dried with sulfur smoke.

Tizabi: Allowed alkaline solutions are used, and the end product being light yellow to brownish brown.

Interestingly, there are also two main category of raisins are in the market, one has seeds and other one is seedless, so this classification is due to the type of grape used to produce raisins.

Keep in mind that grapes do not lose their benefits when dried, they even increase their sugar content and their potential effects, and it also has a throat softening effect.

By the way, most of the sugar is fructose, which is not as problematic for people with diabetes as glucose. Also, in recent years, the presence of chromium in grapes has been recognized to help lower blood sugar.

Of course, the major benefits of grape hitherto approved include antinociceptive, antiplatelet, anti allergic, anti Alzheimer, anti hardening of blood vessels, anti cancer, antibacterial, sexual helath enhancement, laxative, diuretic, The heart booster, cholesterol-lowering, immune system boosting, blood-lipid-lowering and radiation-protective sunscreen that can be partly attributed to raisins.

Taj Gostar Kiyan Raisins are currently exporting to various countries by the name of Sheno and Ranet brand.

The nutritional value of hundered grams of raisins

  • Fat 500 mg
  • Sodium 11 mg
  • Potassium 749 mg
  • Carbohydrate 79000 mg
  • Sugar 59000 mg
  • Fiber 3700 mg
  • Protein 3100 mg

The amount of calories:

299 Cal

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