Iron level: A quarter cup of raisins will deliver 1.1 mg of iron, equaling 6.1% of the Daily Value.
Other benefits: The nutritional value of raisins includes a lot of phenolic compounds which are sources of natural antioxidants. These are known to offer health benefits such as an excellent digestive aid, lowering blood pressure and stroke risk as well as helping manage diabetes. Plus raisins contain fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium and some vitamin K.
Things to know: Raisins are dried grapes that may be sundried, water dripped or artificially dried. The different types of raisins such as golden seedless, sultanas, currants and Muscat raisins all come from different types of dried grapes.