Try Some Dried Mango

The other day Dr. Fuhrman’s wife, Lisa, handed me a bunch of dried fruits from Jaffe Bros. There were all sorts of things: strawberries, bananas, cantaloupes, currants and dried mango. I’ve never had dried mango before.

So, I took this package home with me:


And they were delicious! But, never—EVER—eat too many in one sitting because I PROMISE you, you'll need shoehorn to dislodge something from somewhere and a plunger to unclog something from somewhere else—OOF! All that fiber.

Speaking of dried fruit, a new study in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, has determined that dried organic fruit offers no EXTRA nutrients—via Jess Halliday of FoodNavigator.

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Chris - August 19, 2008 3:56 PM

The other disadvantage of dried fruit is that the sugar is more concentrated. You'll end up eating more fruit overall and consuming more sugar/calories.

Still, better than potato chips and the like.

Sara - August 19, 2008 10:55 PM

You did soak the dried fruit I hope. Eating too much of it straight from the bag is not a great idea.

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