In all healthy diets it is recommended to eat at least a handful of nuts to prevent cardiovascular diseases because they regulate the levels of fats in the blood.
Raisins are grapes that have undergone a dehydration process. They are associated with nuts, even if it is a fruit with no water content. In particular, we know that consuming them is a very nutritious food (like most dry foods). They are delicious and adapted to consume in various preparations: you can add them to your salads, yogurts, with fresh fruits, liquefied, etc.
Some of its benefits:
-They are a great source of energy: for their high carbohydrate content.
-They contribute potassium.
-It is a natural diuretic.
-They contain fiber: they help correct intestinal transit.
-Promotes blood circulation.
-Contains antioxidants: bioflavonoids that fight free radicals.
-Prevents colon cancer.
Because they do not contain water, we can rehydrate the raisins and make the most of their benefits.
Raisin water is an extremely beneficial natural beverage. It is widely used to make home remedies because of its many healing qualities helping to recover the body and preventing diseases.
It is the result of rehydration of the raisins for 24 hours. It is a delicious liquid suitable for drinking at any time of the day. It adapts especially to those people who do not like to eat the raisins directly. By making this drink, which has a different taste to raisins (you can even sweeten it), you can take advantage of the vitamins and minerals it contains. Let’s look at their properties:
-Helps eliminate impurities from our body.
-Cooperate to detoxify the liver.
-Promotes proper digestion of food: it is recommended to drink when there is indigestion, constipation or intoxication by eating some food in poor condition.
-The properties of the bioflavonoids of the raisins, are transferred to the water. -Therefore it remains an excellent antioxidant. In this way chronic diseases and signs of old age are prevented.
-It is a revitalizing and invigorating natural: It is recommended its consumption to athletes.
Recipe: The procedure for water raisins is very simple.
–First, it is necessary to wash the raisins deeply to extract starches, flour or other aggregates that work to keep them dry. Also, this procedure serves to soften the skin of the raisins and water penetrates faster.
–Put 750ml of water, on the fire. Before it begins to boil, remove from the heat. Add a cup of raisins and let stand for 15 minutes. Then strain them and wash them with clean water at room temperature.
–Place Washed raisins in an airtight container
— On the other hand, put 1 liter of purified water to heat until it boils. Turn off the heat and pour all the water into the bowl with grapes.
–Close the container and let stand for 24 hours. in the refridgerator.
–The next day, you can drink the water washed or along with the raisins.
If you want to detoxify the body, drink it fasting and help clean the body in the next few hours. Remember also that you can use raisin water in fruit smoothies, antioxidant shakes and even, to add liquid to your fruit salads.
We advise you to eat raisins and their water, they are available throughout the year, unlike fresh grapes which is a seasonal food.