The mix jumbo size raisins are ripened by the sun, then dried, carefully moisturized and packed to lock in the natural goodness.The mix jumbo raisins are made of the combination of black jumbo raisins & the golden jumbo raisins.
One of the biggest benefits of eating raisins is that theyre a quick, easy and tasty way to get some of your daily recommended fruit servings. Women should eat at least 1.5 cups of fruit daily and men should have 2 cups.
Raisins pack more nutrition than their small size might indicate. When grapes are dehydrated to produce raisins, the nutrients become more concentrated, making a handful of raisins a snack rich in B vitamins, iron and potassium. Besides nutrients, raisins are also a good source of carbohydrates for energy.
Raisins are loaded with fibers, which swells when they absorb water and effectively provide relief from constipation. Regular intake of raisins help regularize bowel movement as the fibers remove the toxins and wastes from the gastrointestinal tract.
Raisins contain high levels of polyphenolic antioxidants called catechins. These antioxidants scavenge the free radicals that cause the development of tumours, especially colon cancer. Thus, including raisins in your diet is an effective way of preventing the formation of cancer cells
Raisins contain potassium and magnesium, which help reduce acidity. Acidosis is an abnormal metabolic condition characterized by toxicity of blood which, often gives rise to gases in the respiratory system. This condition is harmful as it can lead to health problems like boils, skin diseases, arthritis, gout, renal calculi, hair loss, heart disease and even cancer. Potassium and magnesium are important components of antacids. Being considered bases on the pH scale, they help in neutralizing the acids, thus preventing acidosis.
The polyphenolic phytonutrients contained in raisins are good for ocular health as they protect your eyes from damage by free radicals, thus preventing macular degeneration, cataracts and age related weakening of vision. They also contain significant amounts of beta carotene, vitamin A and carotenoids which improve eyesight and keep your eyes pure and sharp.