Sultanas and Currants both belong to the grapevine family namely the Vitaceae. There are many raisins health benefits. The sultanas raisins have a slight unique flavor and are especially distinguished. Sultanas, Currants and their other varieties including those still on the grape bunch, are collectively known as raisins. Sultanas are large berried, seedless and light yellow dried grapes.
Sultanas are convenient as low fat and high energy snack; they are easy to pack or eat and almost never go stale. Being a good source of potassium, iron, and selenium sultanas also contain vitamin A and traces of vitamin B and fiber.nTheir high calorie value makes them a perfect snack for those involved in sports. Like many other dried fruits, sultanas are available all through the year.Resveratrolreduces stroke risk by altering the molecular mechanisms inside the blood vessels. It does so, firstly by reducing the susceptibility of blood vessel through decreased activity of angiotensin (a systemic hormone causing blood vessel constriction that would otherwise elevate blood pressure) and secondly, through increased production of vasodilator substance, nitric oxide (a beneficial compound that causes relaxation of blood vessels).Anthocyanins are another class of polyphenolic anti-oxidants present abundantly in the red grapes. These phyto-chemicals have been found to have an anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, as well as anti-cancer activity.