Health Benefits

Did You Know?

  • One serving of California Raisins (1/4 cup or 40 grams) delivers dietary fiber, potassium and important antioxidants.
  • Just ¼ cup of raisins is one serving of fruit.
  • Raisins are naturally fat and cholesterol free.
  • Raisins are one of the few foods providing naturally occurring inulin, a dietary fiber that supports healthy digestion.
  • Raisins rank as one of the best sources of antioxidants. They contain catechins, a compound from this group.
  • Raisins are a delicious, convenient and affordable addition to recipes, snacks and meals-they bring out flavor while boosting nutrition
  • Raisins contain antioxidant phytochemicals, including polyphenols and cancer-protective catechins (Dannenberg, et al.)
  • One serving of raisins per day decreased LDL (bad) cholesterol levels in subjects whose LDL levels were elevated
  • Additional facts: click here   California Raisin Marketing Board

 

  • 34 grams of carbohydrates in one small box of raisins include 26 grams of sugar for rapid energy
  • You can get the same benefit from eating raisins to improve performance while you exercise or participate in endurance sports as sports chews or other sports products to add carbohydrates. -“Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition”
  • Additional information: What are the Benefits of Eating Raisins Every Day?

Raisins are ranked #2 in Our Top 15 Heart-Healthy Foods

In-Depth Nutrient Profile : click here The World’s Healthiest Foods

Health and Nutrition Research: click here Health and Nutrition Research