The Benefits of Dried Fruit

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Theredried fruit, consumed mostly during the Christmas holidays, it is good as it brings benefits and has many nutritional properties; we must certainly not overdo it for its high concentration of sugars, but taken in the right doses, it can contribute to our well-being. It is divided into two categories: carbohydrate, rich in sugar and low in fat such as apricots, apples, pineapples, bananas, blueberries, grapes, plums, dates, figs, mangoes, dates, etc., known as non-oily, dehydrated and candid dried fruit. .

Oily dried fruit

Lipid nuts, i.e. low in sugar and high in fat such as almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts, chestnuts, pistachios, walnuts, pine nuts and coconuts. It is true that dried fruit makes you fat, especially oily fruit because it is rich in fats, but it contains many vitamins, in particular A and E, while in lesser quantities C and K. In theoily fruit there are many mineral salts such as potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and calcium; walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds are rich in iron and fiber. The benefits of dried fruit are many and should never be missing in our diet, even if it should be consumed sparingly. It is useful in cases of constipation as it has laxative properties favoring intestinal transit; it also has the ability to limit the absorption of cholesterol by increasing the levels of good fats in the blood. It is recommended for those who practice sports for its content ofdi mineral salts because it helpsreplenish nutrients lost with sweating and is a real full of energy. Plays a’beneficial action for the liver because it reduces inflammation and, since it contains zinc, it is a cure-all for the hair by promoting the regrowth of the hair. According to the latest discoveries, eating dried fruit in a balanced quantity every day would help to maintain a healthy weight because even if it contains many calories, it is rich in vitamins, fiber, proteins, omega 3 essential fatty acids, which increase the sense of satiety by inducing eating. less. Dried fruit consumed throughout the year is excellent ally for health. Walnuts containOmega 3 and fatty acids that protect the heart, but also iron, potassium, vitamins A, B and C, phosphorus and calcium. The fatty acids contained in hazelnuts help prevent arteriosclerosis and vascular diseases and protect tissues from aging; almonds are good for bones and for those suffering from constipation. THEI Pine nuts they are indicated for those suffering from anemia, while peanuts have benefits on Parkinson's patients; the pistachio instead is rich in vitamin E and is an effective antioxidant against free radicals.

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