Raisin

Raisin

Good for Blood Pressure

Raisins are high in potassium, which contributes to the maintenance of normal blood pressure (1,2,3). Scientific studies have also seen an association between eating raisins and lower blood pressure (4).

60 raisins make up a healthy handful

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May Help Prevent Diabetes

Raisins are a low-to-moderate-glycemic-index food (an indication of their effect on blood sugar level), which may help in the prevention of type 2 diabetes (5).

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NUTRIENTS OF Raisin

per 28 g. 1 oz, 1 handful (rda).

Energy

0 kJ

/

0 kcal

FAT

0 g

CARBOHYDRATE

0 g

Sugars

0 g

Fiber

0 g

Protein

0 g

Salt

0 g

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1.USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release April, 2018.
2.Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods.
3.Commission Regulation (EU) No 432/2012 of 16 May 2012.
4.Anderson JW et al. Raisins compared with other snack effects on glycemia and blood pressure: a randomized, controlled trial. Postgrad Med. 2014 Jan;126(1):37-43.
5.Anderson JW et al. Raisin consumption by humans: effects on glycemia and insulinemia and cardiovascular risk factors. J Food Sci. 2013 Jun;78 Suppl 1:A11-7.

Nutrient Units Value per 100 g Value per 28 g, 1 oz (1 handful)

Proximates

Water
g
15.46
4.38
Energy
kcal
299
85
Energy
kJ
1250
354
Protein
g
3.30
0.94
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.25
0.07
Ash
g
1.68
0.48
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
79.32
22.49
Fiber, total dietary
g
4.5
1.3
Sugars, total
g
65.18
18.48
Sucrose
g
0
0
Glucose (dextrose)
g
30.51
8.65
Fructose
g
34.67
9.83
Lactose
g
0
0
Maltose
g
0
0
Galactose
g
30.51
8.65
Starch
g
0
0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
62
18
Iron, Fe
mg
1.79
0.51
Magnesium, Mg
mg
36
10
Phosphorus, P
mg
98
28
Potassium, K
mg
744
217
Sodium, Na
mg
26
7
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.36
0.10
Copper, Cu
mg
0.272
0.077
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.281
0.080
Selenium, Se
µg
0.6
0.2
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
3.5
1.0
Thiamin
mg
0.106
0.030
Riboflavin
mg
0.125
0.035
Niacin
mg
0.766
0.217
Pantothenic acid
mg
0
0
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.174
0.049
Folate, total
µg
5
1
Folic acid
µg
0
0
Folate, food
µg
5
1
Folate, DFE
µg
5
1
Choline, total
mg
11.1
3.1
Betaine
mg
0
0
Vitamin B-12
µg
0
0
Vitamin B-12, added
µg
0
0
Vitamin A, RAE
µg
0
0
Retinol
µg
0
0
Carotene, beta
µg
0
0
Carotene, alpha
µg
0
0
Vitamin A, IU
IU
0
0
Lycopene
µg
0
0
Lutein + zeaxanthin
µg
0
0
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
mg
0.12
0.03
Vitamin E, added
mg
0
0
Tocopherol, beta
mg
0
0
Tocopherol, gamma
mg
0.04
0.01
Tocopherol, delta
mg
0
0
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
µg
0
0
Vitamin D
IU
0
0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
µg
0
0

Lipids

4:0
g
0
0
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.094
0.027
6:0
g
0
0
8:0
g
0
0
10:0
g
0
0
14:1
g
0
0
17:0
g
0
0
12:0
g
0
0
14:0
g
0
0.001
15:1
g
0
0
13:0
g
0
0
18:0
g
0.013
0
15:0
g
0
0
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.001
0
20:0
g
0.003
0
22:0
g
0.004
0.001
16:0
g
0.056
0.016
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.012
0.003
18:1 c
g
0
0
16:1 c
g
0
18:2 n-6 c,c
g
0
0
16:1 t
g
0
18:1 t
g
0
0
24:0
g
0
0
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.024
0.007
20:1
g
0
18:2 CLAs
g
0
0
17:1
g
0
0
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0
0
18:2 t not further defined
g
0
0
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.002
24:1 c
g
0
0
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.053
0.015
18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA)
g
18:3 n-6 c,c,c
g
0
0
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0
0
18:4
g
0
0
20:2 n-6 c,c
g
0
0
20:3 undifferentiated
g
0
0
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0
20:5 n-3 (EPA)
g
0
0
22:5 n-3 (DPA)
g
0
0
22:6 n-3 (DHA)
g
0
0
Fatty acids, total trans
g
0
0
Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic
g
0
0
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
Stigmasterol
mg
0
0
Campesterol
mg
0
0
Beta-sitosterol
mg
0
0

Amino Acids

Tryptophan
g
0.050
0.014
Threonine
g
0.077
0.022
Isoleucine
g
0.057
0.016
Leucine
g
0.096
0.027
Lysine
g
0.084
0.024
Methionine
g
0.021
0.006
Cystine
g
0.019
0.005
Phenylalanine
g
0.065
0.018
Tyrosine
g
0.012
0.003
Valine
g
0.083
0.024
Arginine
g
0.413
0.117
Histidine
g
0.072
0.020
Alanine
g
0.105
0.030
Aspartic acid
g
0.110
0.031
Glutamic acid
g
0.164
0.046
Glycine
g
0.080
0.023
Proline
g
0.254
0.072
Serine 2 3
g
0.070
0.020

Others

Alcohol, ethyl
g
0
0
Caffeine
mg
0
0
Theobromine
mg
0
0