Raisins or kishmish
is widely used in Indian cuisines. You will find them in varieties of pulao, biriyani or even in desserts like kheer. According to history, raisins were accidentally discovered when people found dried grapes on vines. Since then people are consuming raisins for its tangy-sweet taste that comes loaded with health benefits. It contains vitamins, fiber, and minerals, but that’s not it. You can increase its nutrition levels by soaking them in water overnight. However, few people tend to discard the water on the next to only consume the kishmish
. We have laid down the benefits that you can miss out from throwing away the raisin soaked water.
A popular Ayurvedic belief encourages the consumption of raisin water to detox the liver and intestines. It helps to flush out toxins from the body as raisins are packed with antioxidants and dietary fibre. It further increases the number of bowel movements. Consume raisin water on an empty stomach in the morning to see its effectiveness.
Raisin water can be a good substitute for energy bars as it contains fiber and micro-nutrients. It is free from sugar and artificial flavours and can help to keep up your energy levels for the day. Try consuming it before exercising.
Raisin water can lower your bad cholesterol level and help to stabilise your blood pressure. It is beneficial for people suffering from low or high blood pressure. Raisin water is rich in other minerals like potassium and contains phytonutrients. Daily consumption can help to lower the risk of developing heart diseases.
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