Dried fruit: Good or bad?

Some people think that dried fruit belongs to the group of nutritious, healthy snacks, while others think that dried fruit is no better than candy. The article will provide more detailed information about dried fruit and the health effects when using this food.


1. What is dried fruit?

Dried fruit has had almost all of its water content removed through drying methods. The fruit shrinks during drying, leaving a small, energy-rich dried fruit. Raisins are ranked among the most popular dried fruits, followed by dates, prunes, figs and apricots.

Other dried fruits such as mango, pineapple, banana, jackfruit and even vegetables…

The shelf life of dried fruit is longer than that of fresh fruit and is considered a handy snack, especially during long trips without a refrigerator to preserve and store.

2. Dried fruit contains many micronutrients, fiber and antioxidants

Information about dried fruit is mixed. However, dried fruit has high nutritional value. A portion in dried fruit contains the same amount of nutrients as fresh fruit, but when the fruit is concentrated in a much smaller package. Calculated by weight, dried fruit contains 3.5 times more fiber, vitamins and minerals than fresh fruit. Therefore, in the diet using dried fruit can provide the body with a large percentage of the recommended daily vitamin and mineral content, such as: Folate. However, there are some exceptions for other nutritional components. such as: Vitamin C content is significantly reduced when the fruit is dried.

In general, dried fruit contains a lot of dietary fiber and is an excellent source of antioxidants for the body, especially polyphenols. Polyphenol antioxidants are known to be associated with health benefits such as: improved blood flow, better digestive health, reduced oxidative damage and also reduced risk of many diseases.

3. Health effects of dried fruit

Is it good to eat dried fruit? Several studies investigating the benefits of dried fruit have shown that people who eat dried fruit tend to weigh less and absorb more nutrients than those who don’t eat dried fruit in the morning. Ration. However, these studies are observational, so cannot prove that dried fruit improves weight status.

Dried fruit also provides quite a few plant compounds, including powerful antioxidants.

4. Does HungHau Foods sell dried fruit?

Currently, HungHau Foods has a line of OCHAO-branded dried fruits with 3 main products: Dried Banana, Dried Jackfruit and Mixed Dried Vegetables. Produced by advanced drying technology, Ochao dried fruit after drying still retains its natural flavor and color, and the nutrients of the product are not changed like when dried at high temperature, low fat , crispy dry feeling delicious.

With a net weight of 100g/pack, carefully packed in a Zip bag, helping you to choose many flavors at once, easy to store, suitable for all family members.


See more essential foods from Hung Hau Food Joint Stock Company via: https://happyfood.vn/ or e-commerce channels.

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