Most health problems can be prevented with just one thing: a healthy diet. As that is an undisputed fact health experts are always looking for food that could influence the body into good health. Food cannot only fix health problems but also has the power to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Now science has found one food that has the power to help common ailments most of us experience. The food in question are black raisins.
This wrinkled dry fruit has been long overlooked for its beneficial properties, it is the mystery fruit that has qualities far beyond what was previously thought about it.
Rujuta Diwekar is a celebrity nutritionist and also one to thank for the sudden interest in the dry fruit.
Rujuta Diwekar took to Instagram to share the many benefits one can experience just by consuming them daily. In her post, she outlines that the dry fruit has been a traditional remedy for not only frizzy hair, painful periods, and prolong bleeding but also reaps great results for things like mood swings, bloating, and constipation.
Diwekar believes that the most beneficial way to consume this dry fruit is by letting them soak overnight and placing them in the middle of Tamara badam that should also be peeled and soaked overnight. Rujuta also revealed that this is actually how she prefers to begin her day, she consumes black raisins sandwiched between mamara badams.
With an expert opinion on the table, including this dry fruit to your diet will only do you good. There are several different ways one can consume them. One can sprinkle them on salads, blend them in fruity smoothies for a quick pick-me-up or on desserts.
For athletes, raisins can also be a healthier alternative for sports gels or chews. They have the necessary carbohydrates that can benefit an athlete’s performance.
A study from 2011 suggests that raisins are just as beneficial as one brand of sports jelly beans they studied. Such beans are usually used to improve performances in both high and moderate-intensity endurance exercises.
All raisins are also a great source of iron. For those suffering from anemia or those who wish to prevent it, may take benefit from this dry fruit by consuming a recommended amount of it.
This fruit is also a snack of great benefit for postmenopausal women because it has a good amount of calcium content in it that will be able to prevent the onset of osteoporosis, which is a disorder that makes the body experience bone loss as it ages. The fruit also has high traces of the element boron. This works with vitamin D alongside calcium in our bodies to not only keep joints healthy but also keeps your bones strong.
If enough was not already said about the benefits that this dry fruit reaps, they are also abundant in antioxidants. Antioxidants help eliminate free radicals from our blood and can prevent damage to both DNA and cells.
This means you may also enjoy freshness to your skin just by consuming these every day. The many health benefits attached to black raisins make it a good fit for both as an item to snack on and also for breakfast.