Not only is it a great and healthy substitute for mildew, dried fruits have both medicinal properties and an excellent source of vitamins and nutrients. An ideal snack! Bowl with dried fruit should always be on the table as an excellent replacement for snacks and cakes. By drying in the fruit comes a multiple concentration of nutrients, except vitamin C. Especially a good choice in stressful situations because it is rich in magnesium that soothes, vitamin B complex that feeds our nervous system and iron that gives us vitality.
Let’s see which dried fruits for what is good and how much it should be eaten:
- Urmies for energy and a feeling of satiety:
An extraordinary alternative for sweet because they have a low glycemic index, which means they release their sugar slowly and for a long time retain their energy levels, regardless of their intensely sweet taste. Eat urnies with protein foods (for example, with one hand nuts) to stay satisfied as long as possible.
- Dry plums against constipation:
Six dry plums (about 50 g), arranged in two daily portions, are more effective than laxatives. Dried plums are rich in fiber, a high percentage of sugar with only small traces of fat. They have more iron than the liver and four times as much orange potassium.
- Dry cherries to reduce inflammation:
An antioxidant anthocyanin found in cherries can be beneficial to many inflammatory processes in the body, including arthritis, gout, and muscle inflammation after exercise. Studies have shown that dry cherries reduce inflammation by 50%, and the recommended daily dose is half a cup of dry cherries twice a day.
- Dry apricots for good pressure, but also for former smokers:
Dried apricots contain up to three times more potassium than bananas, and salt only in traces. They are therefore excellent for maintaining normal blood pressure, because potassium has the property of a diuretic. Apricots are also recommended to those who have stopped smoking, because beta-carotene in them mitigates the action of harmful ingredients of cigarettes.
- Dried grape to preserve bone mass:
Raisins are one of the richest sources of boron, a mineral that has proven to reduce bone loss in postmenopausal women. In calcium-rich yoghurt, place hand dry grape and add a little nuts.
- Dried figs for anemic:
Four dry figs a day make up a quarter of the recommended daily dose of iron that protects against anemia. The best effects are achieved if you use the figs with orange juice. Namely, vitamin C improves iron resorption. Apart from iron, the fig is packed with minerals: potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium, as well as fiber – ideal for restoring the vitality of the entire organism.
- Cranberry for “problematic” sac:
If you are prone to inflammation of the sac, you regularly eat dry cranberries by one full hand a day. Namely, as many as 20 percent of women have problems with inflammation of the sac and urinary tract infections.