Health Tip: Eating Dried Fruit
-- Dried fruit is a healthier source of nutrition and calories. In some cases, it can be even healthier than fresh fruit, says Harvard Medical School.
Dried fruit typically contains more fiber and antioxidants than fresh fruit. Fiber and antioxidants have been shown to fight heart disease, obesity and cancer, the school says.
But it's important to read nutrition labels on dried fruit, and avoid those with added sugar, says Harvard.
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Posted: June 2019
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