Health

California Raisins fit perfectly into healthy eating habits and an active lifestyle. They are a great source of natural energy and make it easy to satisfy the daily fruit requirements set by the government’s 5-A-Day programme. As they are available all year round, and always accessible, unlike seasonal fruit.

Sun-dried California Raisins complement all types of dishes, from salads and main meals to desserts. Additionally, they are a delicious snack all by themselves for children and adults alike.

Here are a few things you might not know about California Raisins:

Naturally Occurring Sugars

California Raisins contain only naturally occurring sugars, with no added sugars, that provide a slow release of energy throughout the day. These are a great snack for when you’re on the go!

Glycemic Index (GI)

What is GI? Glycemic Index (GI) was developed as a scientific way to measure the blood sugar response to food containing carbohydrates. The quicker the carbohydrates are broken down by the digestive system, the greater the food’s affect on blood sugar levels and the higher the GI value. California Raisins have a moderate GI indicating that they do not cause a rapid rise in blood sugar levels.

Pumping Iron

California Raisins are a good source of iron which helps produce healthy muscles and plays an essential role in producing healthy white blood cells.

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