How Does Freeze-Dried Fruit Compare to Fresh Fruit? View the Nutritional Facts of Brothers-All-Natural Fruit Crisps
Not all freeze-dried fruit snacks are the same: It’s important to read product labels to ensure the snacks you eat are a healthy alternative to fresh fruit. Brothers-All-Natural created a whitepaper for quick access to the nutritional facts of their freeze-dried fruit snacks.
Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2013
Freeze-dried fruit is a healthy, convenient, and affordable alternative to fresh fruit and is becoming increasingly popular among all age groups. Freeze-dried fruit snacks are easy to take on the go; perfect for a lunchbox, purse, or backpack. Fresh fruit is only available in season and can spoil very quickly, whereas freeze-dried fruit has a very long shelf life and can be purchased all year long. So, what exactly is freeze-dried fruit and how are the nutritional benefits compared to fresh fruit?
Freeze-dried fruit refers to the process of removing almost all water content from frozen fruit. The removal of water occurs under a vacuum, and is the healthiest way to preserve fruit. During this process, the basic cell structure and nutrient composition remain largely unchanged, and the result is a crispy, light “fruit chip”. Although the freeze-drying process itself maintains the nutritional composition of the fruit, it is important to read product labels to ensure that no other ingredients have been added. It´s also important to note that all dried fruits are not the same; many varieties of dried fruit contain added sugar as well as preservatives, such as sulphur dioxide.
To find the most nutritious freeze-dried fruit option, do your research. There are some freeze-dried fruit snacks that are 100% natural and provide the same nutritional benefits as fresh fruit. Brothers-All-Natural Fruit Crisps are 100% real fruit; peeled, sliced and gently freeze-dried; all made with no added sugars, preservatives, or fats. Their freeze-dried fruit snacks retain virtually all of the nutrition of the fresh fruit, including all natural components. Five servings of fruit and vegetables are recommended each day, and Brothers-All-Natural Fruit Crisps provide up to two servings of fruit in a single bag.
Brothers-All-Natural is the leading brand of freeze-dried fruit snacks with 11 varieties to choose from. Their Fruit Crisps are a healthy snack for weight loss, containing between 40 and 60 calories per bag. They are also a safe snack for those with food allergies. Brothers-All-Natural products are gluten free, soy free, peanut/tree nut free, non GMO, vegan and OU Kosher certified.
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