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INGREDIENTS: Sulfur Dioxide Free California Raisins (sunflower oil)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA
Gerbs Raisins Allergy Statement
Gerbs Dried Fruits do not contain any harmful cancer-causing preservatives. They are unsulfured/SO2 Free, Potassium Sorbate Free, Sodium Nitrate/Nitrate Free and Sodium Benzoate Free.
All of our raw ingredients are processed, packaged, handled, stored, and shipped by trained staff in our family owned & operated facility in Johnston, Rhode Island on dedicated non-GMO, Vegan, and Kosher Equipment. No co-packers. No co-manufacturers. For anyone with a mild to severe food allergy or a family with one, we wish to assure you that this is why Gerbs handles all aspects of production & operation, and we are among a handful of companies in the world who can state this.
This product was sourced by the Buyers at Gerbs who partner with the world’s top dedicated Natural, non-GMO, and farms that harvest in dedicated facilities on dedicated equipment so there is no risk of the top food allergen’s and/or cross-contamination. Our goal is to give the Allergy Community relief in the battle of living with food allergies.
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF DRIED RAISINS
Raisins look very simple and unpalatable with their aged appearance and dry texture but they are one of the nature’s healthy alternatives to those sugar-rich manufactured candies and sweet products! Raisins have been found to be beneficial not only for gastrointestinal problems but also for constipation. Raisins are really a healthy alternative to your unhealthy snacks! Don’t believe us?
1. Raisins health benefits for Digestion:
Having a few raisins every day is good for your stomach. Raisins contain fibres that start to swell in the presence of water. This gives the stomach a laxative effect and helps to relieve constipation. Also daily intake of raisins keeps the bowel movement regular and the fibers help to keep toxins and waste products out of the system.
2. Reduces Acidity:
Raisins contain potassium and magnesium in good levels. Thus these help reduce acidity and helps remove the toxins from the system preventing diseases like arthritis, gout, kidney stones and heart diseases.
3. Helps against Anemia:
Raisins have a good amount of Iron as well as B-Complex Vitamins in them which help to treat anaemia. The copper present in raisins also helps in the production of red blood cells.
4. Helps Prevent Cancer:
An antioxidant named cateching present in raisins helps to protect against the free radical activity that can cause tumours and colon cancer.
5.Helps treat Infections:
Raisins have a substance named polyphenolic phytonutrients which is well known as an anti-inflammatory anti-oxidant. It contains anti-bacterial properties which helps lower the risk of fever and kills the bacteria. Thus having a few raisins a day can keep you safe from cold and other such infections.
6. Helps reduce sexual weakness:
Consumption of raisins is also good for your sex life. Raisins contain an amino acid named Arginine which increases libido and induces arousal. It is good for men as well as it is used to treat erectile dysfunction. Also the added energy of raisins helps your conjugal life. Remember the tradition in India where the new bride and groom are given a glass of milk boiled with raisins and saffron. This is an age old practice that validates its effectiveness.
7. For the Eyes:
Raisins are found to be rich in polyphenolic phytonutrients which is an anti-oxidant that helps in keeping your eyesight strong. The anti oxidants in raisins help in protecting the eyes by reducing the free radical action that weakens vision and causes muscular degeneration as well as cataract. Also as raisins have vitamin A, beta carotene and A-Carotenoid, it is super good for the eyes.
8. For your Mouth and Dental Care:
Dried raisins contain Oleanolic acid which is one of the phytochemicals which is essential to keep your teeth safe from decay, cavities as well as brittle teeth. Raisins prevent the growth of bacteria in the mouth to keep teeth in good shape. As they contain Calcium in good quantities, they also prevent the teeth from peeling away or breakage. Also the boron present in raisins is good for keeping germ build-up in the mouth low.
9. For your Weight management:
If you are desperately trying to gain weight, then these raisins are for your best friend. Raisins are rich in fructose as well as glucose and give you loads of energy as well as help you gain weight. It will help you gain weight without accumulating bad cholesterol.
10. For Good Bones:
Dried raisins also contain good amounts of Calcium which is good for bone health. They help you from arthritis and gout.
Enjoy Gerbs Dried Raisins
•Every day – Anytime Snack Food
•Oatmeal and/or Cereal
•Cookies & Baked Goods
STORAGE OF GERBS
We strongly recommend storing in an airtight container in a cool, dark environment like a pantry or kitchen cabinet, away from direct exposure to sunlight or excessive heat like an oven. The amount of times you open the container and let in the harmful effects of oxygen will only increase the likelihood of rancidity; thus we encourage you to not empty more than 1 pound of product at a time. Gerbs can be frozen too, but we do not recommend it, because the cell structures will change as the product thaws out!