Can Eating Raisins Help You Lose Weight? | LIVESTRONG.COM

Topping ready-to-eat oatmeal with 1/4 cup of raisins brings its fiber content up from 2.7 g to 4.1 grams. In doing so, you may experience reduced hunger before lunch. Raisins also provide a nutritious, higher-fiber alternative to sugary sweets, such as jelly beans, hard candy and milk chocolate, which are high in calories and easy to overeat.

I think raisins are going to be the most beneficial to one’s diet when eaten in a targeted, effective way.
Raisins are an excellent nutritional and energy boost, however it is also important one recognises that they do concentrate sugar and calories and there is thus a big difference between eating a cup of raisins and a cup of grapes.

Whilst one should be aware of these consequences of the dried fruit, with this come useful advantages. Raisins are a good alternative to less nutritious, processed sweets and their high-fibre content can enhance any breakfast, they can also be stored longer and more conveniently.

It makes much more sense to gain one’s sugar and calorie requirements from a natural and nutritional source, dispensing with confectionery which is far more conducive to weight gain and which often makes it significantly more difficult to control one’s intake of sugars and fats…

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