Grape raisins are considered to be one of the most nutritious dried fruits. They contain no cholesterol and are low in sodium; they have high levels of fiber and are fat free.
They are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants; but, above all, they have high contents of carbohydrates which make raisins an exceptional source of energy for people with an active sports life. Their high nutritional value is due to the fact that they have been dried, losing all traces of liquid and causing all sugars to be highlighted even more; this is what produces the particular taste of raisins and their high energy content.
Last of all, they are also rich in potassium which is necessary to help us eliminate liquid from our bodies and to prevent us from suffering from cramps given that it is good for tendon and muscle structure.
Dried fruits contain a series of nutritious substances necessary for human nutrition: proteins, vegetal fiber, minerals and vitamins, especially vitamins E, A, B1 and B2.
Recent scientific research has shown that dried fruits are beneficial to prevent heart conditions.
Risk of heart disease is reduced by a 30-50% with just a bunch of dried fruits eaten regularly.