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Raisin

In Northern Europe there are raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, but in the Mediterranean there are raisins. The raisin:

  • is rich in potassium and magnesium, which help reduce fluid retention
  • contains iron that helps the treatment of anemia and the regulation of the metabolism
  • contains vitamin C, which helps in the absorption of iron and has strong antioxidant action, as well as restorative properties, which act against skin aging
  • has polyphenols, which reduce cholesterol
  • contains dietary fiber, which helps treat constipation and normal bowel function
  • helps at the reduction of blood pressure
  • helps “fighting” fat accumulation in patients with fatty liver
  • has antimicrobial, antibacterial, as well as vasodilating action