Raisins are made by drying Grapes, in other words, raisins are dried grapes. Only grapes which are sweet are only selected for drying. In US the raisins are graded as A, B & C according to their standards. Raisins contain eight times more sugar than grapes. Raisins are rich in Vitamins, Minerals and carbohydrates.
100 gram Raisins Contains:
(The values are approximate only and not exact)
Energy : 299 Kcal
Carbohydrates : 82 grams
Sugar : 65 grams
Fiber : 7 grams
Fat : 0.5 grams
Protein : 3 grams
Calcium : 5 % (50 mg)
Iron : 15% (2 mg)
Potassium : 16%
Raisins are rich in iron. Hence they cure anaemia if consumed regularly.
Take 15 grams of raisins. Boil them with 250 ml of milk. Eat the raisins and drink the milk, three times a day. This will increase and restore the sexual vigor.
Consume raisins to gain weight. Very useful for underweight persons.
Soak raisins in a glassful of drinking water for 24 hours. Eat the raisins and drink the water early in the morning.