Nutritionist Kuznetsova: eating dried apricots is good for preventing hypertension, raisins are good for calming stress

The nutritionist told us what health-improving effects different dried fruits have.

According to nutritionist Tatyana Kuznetsova, eating dried fruits improves the body’s defense against the occurrence of many diseases. The specialist shared information about this with Gazeta.Ru.

Apricots. Nutritionist Kuznetsova noted: eating dried apricots is useful for preventing swelling, hypertension and other pathologies of the cardiovascular system.

“If you have problems with the cardiovascular system, you should include it in your diet dried apricots – they are rich in potassium, which is necessary to normalize blood pressure and ensure proper heart function.”
In addition, diabetics are recommended to consume dried apricots. It contains chromium, which helps activate carbohydrate metabolism and reduces the risk of insulin resistance.

Prunes. Kuznetsova explained that this dried fruit has a very high content of dietary fiber, which helps reduce cholesterol and other fats in blood, helping to cleanse the body of potentially toxic components, including salts of heavy metals.

Dates. According to Kuznetsova, they are rich in silicon, the use of which helps prevent joint problems and arthrosis.< br>
Raisins.The nutritionist noted that eating raisins is useful for calming stress – this effect is provided by the large amount of magnesium present in it.

“Raisins have a calming effect,” said Kuznetsova.
In addition, raisins contain a lot of potassium , which normalizes the functioning of the heart.

Figs. The nutritionist advised consuming this dried fruit to reduce the risk of developing anemia.

The portal previously wrote about the health benefits it brings eating regular radish.

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.

Tatyana Kuznetsova Tatyana Kuznetsova Healthy lifestyle nutritionist