Doctor Solomatina: dark raisins help strengthen the heart and slow down aging

Doctor Elena Solomatina: the beneficial properties of dark raisins are explained by the high content of antioxidants.

Dietician Solomatina informed in an interview that the composition of dark raisins is different the amount of polyphenols – substances with antioxidant properties. It is thanks to their effect on the body that systematic consumption of this dried fruit helps strengthen the heart and slow down aging.

“Grapes themselves are rich in polyphenols – antioxidants that slow down aging, strengthen both the cardiovascular and nervous systems, and prevent oxidative stress,” – said Solomatina, talking with Moscow 24.
In addition, raisins contain a lot of potassium, which normalizes the functioning of the heart, helps eliminate excess fluid and lower blood pressure. Raisins also provide the body with magnesium, which strengthens the nerves and also promotes good intestinal function.

The disadvantage of raisins is that they are full of sugar. If you have diabetes and insulin resistance, you should not use it, the doctor advised.

The portal previously wrote about what is dangerous to combine melon with.

Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Elena Solomatina Elena Solomatina Healthy lifestyle nutritionist, candidate of medical sciences