Raisins are simply grapes that have been dehydrated. The texture, size, and even taste change dramatically after grapes become raisins, but what about the nutrition? Let’s take a look at the difference between 1 cup of grapes and 1oz of raisins, which are the common serving sizes for each:
If you’re looking for an easy-to-carry snack that contains fiber, iron, and other minerals, go with raisins. Some vitamins and antioxidants are lost in raisins, but other minerals are gained. If you’re watching your sugar intake closely or on a calorie restriction and are interested in more antioxidants, go with grapes. Both are great choices!