Nutritional Value

Replacing unhealthy snacks by Corinthian currants in usual and moderate quantity can improve health biomarkers in patients with controlled Type 2 Diabetes. It has been found that adoption of this dietary habit may reduce diastolic blood pressure and increase the levels of plasma antioxidants in type 2 diabetic patients.
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Just 11% of people in Europe and America eat the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. Thus, bioactive ingredients that hire are not enough to maintain good health and protection from diseases. Currants contain antioxidants similar to those of fresh fruit that help maintain the health of people.
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Currants are a moderate glycemic index fruit. They can be consumed in small amounts even by diabetic patients instead of sweet in a balanced diet.
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Antioxidants contained in currants may reduce the risk for malignancies in the stomach and colon. Thus, in a balanced diet, currants’ antioxidants can help maintain the health of our digestive system.

Chemopreventive properties of raisins originating from Greece in colon cancer cells (paper)



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