The Advantages of Organic Dried Fruit Consumption

Organic dried fruit is a kind of organic food that made from organic fruit. It means that the fruit plant is not grown by using any dangerous substance like chemical pesticide or fertilizer that made from petroleum. It is made this kind of fruit safe to be consume than the other ordinary dried fruit product that available in the market. This is a new healthier snacking choices. Organic dried fruit is already available in many food stores or even a big supermarket.  Of course we have to be sure to choose the right organic one through the label and USDA seal attached on it. Consuming this kind of organic food can give a ot of benefit toward our health. This kind of dried fruit contain many vitamins and nutrients. It is also free from sulfites as chemical substance that usually added into non organic dried fruit product. As we know that sulfites is a kind of preservative that may causing allergic reaction to some people. Moreover, organic dried fruit contain the fiber to support healthy colon function in gaining weight loss. In fact, women have to consume at least 20 grams of fiber while men around 30. This need of fiber can be fulfilled easily while we are snacking on this dried fruit.

Eating organic dried fruit as a plain snacking may delicious but sometimes we may get bored with it. To overcome that, We may use it into a recipe. We can simply use this snack for breakfast or dessert.  For breakfast, we can mix several dried fruit like blueberries, strawberries or banana to our favorite cereal. We even can add it into yoghurt or pancakes. Another recipe of meal is adding the dried apricots or grape into our meatball. Organic dried fruit is also perfect to be added on our dessert. There are a lot of choices such as add the raisin into the bread or muffins. So practically the dried fruit is not less nutrient than the raw fruit because the organic processing keeping the nutrients and vitamin inside. It is also can be a new way to provide nutritious snack to our children. We often slice bare fruit and put it into our children lunch box. Have we ever imagine that our kids may get bored with this way. By using organic dried fruit, we can be easier to pack a healthier snacking for our beloved one. If we have limited budget then do not desperate with it. We can make it on our own. Firstly we need to buy organic fruit and dry it in a peak of ripeness dehydrate. After that we can store it inside airtight container and put it in the freezer. We just need to take out every time we want to consume it. Another good thing about organic dried fruit is that it can be last for a year if stored in a properly manner.

Be sure that we buy organic dried fruit that completed with certified organic label on its package. Do not get easily teased by dried fruit that claimed as an ‘organic ‘product that do not have certificate because it can not warranty of the ingredient inside. There are also another trapped that usually make us confuse to choose. The trap is ‘natural’ label. Make from natural ingredient does not mean that the ingredient used is at least 95% organically processed. Automatically it can be said as organic dried fruit product. Buy organic is simply better and safer but it does not mean that it do not have any disadvantage. The disadvantage itself include the loss of water soluble vitamin like vitamin B, vitamin C and potassium. When the water is remove through the drying process then the sugar content becomes concentrate in it. It make the calorie level gets higher than fresh fruit. Beside that the life period is shorter than the other commercial dried product. It is simply because it does not use any preservatives as the other does. We still can use the freezer to prolong the life period. So it is all up to us to make a wise choice. We can pick the organic dried fruit that proved safer and healthier or the commercial one that using many chemical substance and possibly leaving residue when we consume it.

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