Sinfully sweet, raisins can be used in so many ways to enhance taste in a variety of dishes. They are also simply great all by themselves and come along with many healthy benefits. They are good for the digestive system as well as a quick source of energy when needed. Raisins are a nutrient rich source of calcium, iron and copper which means they support good bone health and help correct anemia. They are also known to help with dental care, eye care, high body acidity, hypertension, and fever. Having raisins as a household staple is a must, as you never know when a handful of them can come in handy.