Health benefits of currants
The red, black and white colored currants (Ribes rubrum, Ribes nigrum, Ribes rubrum ‘White Grape’) with a soft and delicate skin are a summer delicacies and one of the fruits with highest antioxidant levels. This juicy, sweet fruits are a drupelets, or a cluster of fruits with a fine range of nourishing components. Tasty and nutrient dense currants are low in calories and carbohydrates, virtually fat free, and a good source of dietary fibers which are essential for optimum health. All those factors contribute to why currants are a good low carbs and low calorie diet.
Healthful currants are best consumed in their natural raw state and they are going to help you with: weight management, bone health, eye health, periodontal health, blood clotting, endothelial dysfunction, blood sugar levels, memory performance, cancer prevention, digestive health, sore throat, stroke, atherosclerosis and menstruation regulation.
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