8 Incredible Health Benefits Of Raisins You Need To Know

Raisins are good for the bones thanks to their calcium content. The polyphenolic antioxidants in raisins lower blood pressure and levels of harmful lipids, while the iron in them reduces the risk of anemia. They also prevent tooth decay, thanks to the antibacterial oleanolic acid. Ayurveda recommends having soaked raisins blended in water to relieve constipation.

What To Eat And Drink Before A Marathon?

Eat a banana before and after a run. It's full of carbs, antioxidants, vitamin B6, and potassium. Before and as you run, munch on a whole grain, nutty energy bar or just pop in a handful of potassium- and iron-rich raisins. Mix 2 tbsps cereals with 1/2 cup yogurt and 1 tsp honey before a run. Or eat a whole baked beetroot. Drink enough water, about 5–12 ounces every 15 mins during the run. But don't overhydrate yourself.

Can Raisins Help Detox My Liver?

Soak raisins in a cup of hot water, then wash. Place washed raisins in a bowl and fill it to the brim with boiled water, cooled to room temperature. Let this stay for 24 hours. Drink this and eat the raisins on an empty stomach. Lie on the bed for 1½ hour and place a hot compress on the right side of the stomach. Do this twice a year, once a week for a month.