California Raisins

Health & Nutrition Benefits of California Raisins

One serving of Raisins is 40 grams, about 1/4 cup.

Raisin Nutrition Facts

  • Raisins are fat-free, sodium-free, and cholesterol-free.
  • Raisins have about 2 grams of fiber or 9% of the Daily Value.

A 40-gram (1/4 cup) serving provides:

• 306mg potassium (9% of the DV)
• 14mg calcium (2% of the DV)
• 1mg iron (6% of the DV)

  • This 40-gram serving of Raisins provides nearly 31 grams of carbohydrate composed mostly of glucose and fructose.
  • A 40-gram serving of California Raisins is an easy way to add a serving of fruit to help reach the daily recommended of 9 to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables everyday.
  • Raisins contain catechins, a family of readily absorbable antioxidants that have been shown to reduce cancerous colon tumors. Also, Raisins are rated as the second highest source of antioxidants by ORAC.
  • California Raisins like the other California Dried Fruits deliver fiber for heart and colon health while improving cholesterol levels.
  • Recent research at the University of Chicago, shows that oleanic acid and other compounds in raisins help to prevent periodontal and gum disease.

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