Sun Dried Raisins and Good Health
Great Source of Energy. The natural sugars of raisins are a great source of energy and comes packaged together with fiber and other nutrients.
Potassium to Maintain Proper Blood Pressure. Many studies have shown the importance of diets with an adequate intake of potassium to help maintain normal blood pressure. Since raisins are high in potassium and low in sodium this makes them an ideal part of a heart healthy diet.
Fiber and Tartaric Acid for Digestive Health. The fiber in raisins helps to regulate intestinal function and proper elimination. Raisins like grapes are one of the few fruits that contain a reasonable level of tartaric acid that works together with fiber to help proper elimination and help keep the colon healthy.
Antioxidants to Reduce Risk of Cancer and Heart Disease. The phenolic compounds in raisins are powerful, protective antioxidants. These compounds are one of the reasons why fruits and vegetables are considered protective against heart disease and cancer, including quercetin, a powerful antioxidant.
Good for Weight control and heart Health. When hungry for a snack reach for a handy packet of raisins for a natural satisfying snack. In a recent weight loss class people found that a few raisins would satisfy their hunger and prevent overeating.
Coconut Water: Nature's Sports Drink
Coconut Water is 100% natural, and has five essential electrolytes (calcium, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium and sodium), more potassium than a banana (15 times the amount of potassium as most
sports drinks, without the artificial chemicals found in sports drinks), no added sugars, no fat, no cholesterol, and no preservatives.