Altaj Raisins

Altaj Raisins are very good for our health. They are considered to be the most nutritious dried fruits in the whole world. Raisins are indispensable when it comes to dry fruits. Those golden, green or black colored delicacies are favorites of almost everybody, especially children. Raisins are widely used worldwide in cuisines (especially in desserts), health tonics, as snacks and also as food for mountaineers, trekkers etc.Raisins are obtained by drying grapes (green or black), either in sun or in driers, and look like golden, green or black gems. Indeed they are like gems when their nutritional values and health benefits are considered.

Altaj Mart produces Raisins mainly from Thompson Seedless and also from other local varieties. There are two types of Raisins available with Altaj brand name :

Altaj Green Raisins – These raisins are manufactured by a process of dipping Grapes in Potassium bi-carbonate, vegetable fruit drying oil and water in proper proportions and then drying on the nets under shades to prevent form direct sunlight for 16 to 20 days.

Altaj Yellow Raisins – These raisins are manufactured by a process of dipping Grapes in the solution of Potassium bi-carbonate, vegetable fruit drying oil and water in proper proportions and then fumigation of SO2 is given in the closed chamber for bright golden color and then these grapes are dried on the nets under the shades prevent it from direct sunlight for 16 to 20 days.

Nutrients Found in Raisins :


Altaj Raisins are highly nutritious and contain powerful anti-oxidants and nutrients. Raisins have minerals :

Magnesium:

For proper nerve and muscle functioning and conversion of blood sugar to energy.

Calcium:
Builds bones and teeth, for proper function of muscles, the heart and nervous system.

Iron:

Used to build red-blood cells and for repairing worn out cells.

h3″>Altaj Raisins have Vitamins:

Potassium:

For regulation of heart beat and maintaining blood pressure.

Phosphorus:

For strong bones and teeth.

Zinc:

Eliminates cholesterol deposits and necessary for manufacture of enzymes.

Copper:

Facilitates iron absorption and promotes protein metabolism.

Fluoride:

Hardens tooth enamel and dentine.

Altaj Raisins have Vitamins :

Folate: Forms red blood cells and important in blood circulation around the body.
Niacin: Aids normal functioning of tissues especially the gastrointestinal tract and the skin tissues.
Riboflavin: Aids in releasing energy to body cells and enables break down of fats.
Choline: Keeps cellular membranes functioning properly.
Vitamin C: Important for the formation of collagen and is necessary for absorption of iron into the body.
Vitamin B-6: Prevents water retention and enables conversion of carbohydrates to energy.
Vitamin K: Necessary for normal blood clotting and synthesis of proteins found in plasma, bone, and kidneys.

1. Increases Your Supply of Energy

If you are an athlete or a bodybuilder who needs a good source of energy and something to bulk up your body to a certain weight, raisins are good for you because they are loaded with sugars, specifically fructose and glucose. Eating raisins also promotes the efficient absorption of vitamins, proteins and other nutrients in your body. Therefore, they also help in building up your immune system.

2. Aids Digestion

Upon ingestion, fibers in raisins swell as they absorb water, thus promoting a laxative effect and thereby relieving constipation. Regular intake of raisins helps in maintaining regular bowel movement, with the fibers sweeping away the toxins and waste materials from the gastrointestinal tract.

3. Enhances Mouth Health

Unlike candies, Altaj raisins contain oleanolic acid, which provides protection against cavities and tooth decay, and prevents the growth of harmful bacteria that can cause gingivitis and other periodontal diseases.

4. Enhances Bone Health

Altaj Raisins are a rich source of calcium, which is necessary to strengthen bones and teeth. A micronutrient that is abundant in raisins–boron–aids in calcium absorption and bone formation. If you are a postmenopausal woman, raisins are a good snack for you because the calcium and boron present in them help prevent the development of osteoporosis.

5. Body Acidity Reduction

The potassium and magnesium contents of raisins help reduce acidity (an abnormal metabolic condition known as acidosis) and remove toxins from the body, which may cause diseases such as arthritis, gout, kidney stones and heart disease.

6. Treats Infections

Altaj Raisins contain substances called polyphenolic phytonutrients that have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. These polyphenols have been found to lower fevers by killing the bacteria that causes existing infections.

7. Protects Eyes

The polyphenolic phytonutrients in raisins also possess antioxidant properties that protect the eyes from harmful free radicals that may cause the development of cataracts, macular degeneration, blindness and other visual disorders.

8. Treats Anemia

Altaj Raisins are rich in iron and copper, which are necessary in the formation of red blood cells. Raisins also help to correct iron deficiency anemia and promote blood clotting during wound healing.

9. Cancer Prevention

The polyphenolic antioxidant in raisins, known as catechin, provides protection against free radicals, which causes the development of tumors, specifically colon cancer.

10. Stimulates Sexuality

You could find natural stimulation through regular consumption of raisins. An amino acid in raisins called arginine helps to arouse the libido.