Dried apple rings may not be an equal substitute for fresh apples, but they can be an easy and healthy treat. If you are on the go and need a quick snack, try dried apples. Our dried apple rings are naturally sweet, no sugar added. It is a convenient way to reach your recommended fruit intake, which is 2 cups per day for an adult. Obviously, during the dehydration process, apples lose water and volume. You should consider a half cup of dried apple rings the equivalent of a 1-cup serving of fruit.

What Dried Apples Are Good For

Health Benefits of Dried Apples

If you are on the go and need a quick snack, try dried apples. Our dried apples rings are naturally sweet, no sugar added. It is a convenient way to reach your recommended fruit intake, which is 2 cups per day for an adult. Obviously, during the dehydration process, apples lose water and volume. You should consider a half cup of dried apple rings the equivalent of a 1-cup serving of fruit.

Dried apples are a moderate source of dietary fiber, essential minerals, and B-group vitamins. Health benefits of dried apples correlate with their content.

What Dried Apples Are Good For
  • The fiber found in apples is of both types: insoluble (cellulose) and soluble (pectin) fiber. A serving of dried apples provides about 2 grams of fiber. Dietary fiber lowers your cholesterol and helps regulate your blood-sugar levels. It prevents constipation because of its laxative effect. Pectin may help reduce cholesterol by binding to dietary fat and preventing it from being absorbed by the body. Pectin is an important part of a healthy diet that does not contribute significantly to nutrition. The skin of the apple is fiber-rich. So, choose dried apples that still have their skin.

  • The potassium to sodium ratio found in dried apples is health-beneficial. A high-potassium and low-sodium diet helps prevent high blood pressure and an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. A healthy adult should get about 4,700mg of potassium and no more than 2,300mg of sodium per day.

  • Copper and iron improve red blood cells production.

  • Phosphorus maintains cellular membranes health, transports cellular energy, and plays a major role in the structural framework of DNA and RNA.

What Dried Apples Are Good For

Dried apple rings are very low in protein and fat but rich in carbohydrates, which is almost all sugar. One single dried apple ring is a little bit over 6 grams in weight and has 16 calories. One 1/2 cup serving is 7 rings. Now, let’s do the math: by eating 7 dried apple rings you consume more than 100 calories. So, know the limit, don’t go overboard on calories.

Dried apple rings may not be an equal substitute for fresh apples, but they can be an easy and healthy treat.

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