Organic Dried Fruit

According to Sunmaid raisins, golden raisins are made from the same Thomson seedless grape used for their darker raisins. Their Natural Seedless raisins contain no additives or preservatives. The golden raisin, however, is treated with sulfur dioxide and then baked in ovens. This chemical is a color fixer, used in many other dried fruits as…

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Dried Fruit: Good or Bad?

Information about dried fruit is very conflicting. Some say it is a nutritious, healthy snack, while others claim it is no better than candy. This is a detailed article about dried fruit and how it can affect your health. What is Dried Fruit? Dried fruit is fruit that has had almost all of the water…

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Prunes are Natural Laxatives and May Help Fight Diseases

Prunes are dried plums. They are highly nutritious, being rich in fiber, potassium, beta-carotene (vitamin A) and vitamin K. They are known for their natural laxative effects. This is caused by their high content of fiber and a sugar alcohol called sorbitol, which is found naturally in some fruit. Eating prunes has been shown to…

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