by Niki Kefala
Beyonce and Jay Z have these every morning and swear by them (and they’re super affordable too)
Ok, we know that a woollen coat can warm you up, a comfortable blanket can do it too, also the exercise of… any type. What about raisins? The famous couple of Beyonce and Jay Z includes raisins on their plant-based diet because of their many benefits and also because is a food that can actually warm you up during the cold winters. Raisins as dried grapes are rich and concentrated sources of energy, vitamins, electrolytes like potassium, anti-oxidant and minerals like calcium (important for the bone health), manganese, fluoride, and zinc. They are free of gluten toxin and can be consumed by people who do not tolerate gluten as an alternative healthy food. Furthermore, they are also good source of some B-complex vitamins that are essential for the formation of new blood. Moreover, they contain a considerable amount of iron which helps in the treatment of anemia.
Happy days in… toilet
The health benefits of raisins include relief from constipation. They contain fibres that start to swell in the presence of water. Raisins have also been known to help in attempts to gain weight in a healthy way. But be careful! They are quite high in calories. Small amounts of raisins can give you all their benefits. They reduce heart rate, blood pressure and they help prevent stroke.
Stimulate your libido
Another important thing about raisins is that by including them in your diet you can prevent cancer from forming or slow down its progress. Raisins also reducing the chance of health complication for those suffering from diabetes. They also have positive impact on eye health and dental care. What about sexual dysfunction? Eat raisins to stimulate your libido! As for the skin and hair, raisins will do the trick! They are packed with phenols, an antioxidant which prevents the free radicals from damaging collagen and skin cells. Above others, raisins as previously mentioned, contain large amount of vitamin B and C which provides nourishment.