Grapes are rich in directly assimilable sugars, mineral salts like potassium, magnesium, calcium and iron, vitamins, in particular vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamins of group B, and antioxidants, present mostly in grape skins. A very important and well known antioxidant with anticancer, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties is resveratrol, that is present only in the black grapes skins. For this reason, eating grapes with skins is a very healthy habit. Grapes have also energetic and anti-aging properties, purify the body and help in case of constipation.
You can add raisins to your breakfast yogurt or you can eat raisins for a healthy snack. Raisins are rich in easily assimilable sugars and are very energetic. But raisins have also other important properties: for example, raisins are rich in antioxidants and, according to recent studies, have also a protective effect against dental caries. According to other studies raisins can help control the level of blood sugar. Raisins are also a source of fiber and, by increasing the sense of satiety, are very useful in case of overweight. Raisins are rich in iron too, for this reason are very important in case of anemia.