The Health Benefits Of Raisins | LIVESTRONG.COM

Boron is a mineral that doesn’t get a lot of attention, but it is essential for bone health and the prevention of osteoporosis. Boron is vital for the absorption of other minerals, particularly calcium, magnesium and phosphorus and for maintaining healthy levels of these minerals in the body. Boron may also effect estrogen and testosterone levels. Raisins are one of the best dietary sources of boron. Other sources include nuts, beans and leafy greens.

Five interesting points here; some good explanations of the benefits of boron, iron and a diet rich in fibre.
Always a good idea to buy organic whenever you can, especially to make sure that you are avoiding raisins treated with sulfite, which some raisins have been in order to maintain their light colour. If you want golden raisins, pay more and get the real thing.

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