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Freeze Dried Products- Nutrition Remains for long

Aug 29th 2014 at 11:30 PM

Fruits make it for an important meal that should compulsorily contribute in your daily diet. Certainly, everyone loves eating them and why not they are healthy, nutritious, fiber rich and above all extremely tasty and fun to eat. You need them more than anything else in your diet but maybe you are an all season kind of person? If you like your fruits when you want them and not by changing seasons then certainly freeze dried fruits are your thing and making the most of them is what you need. To enjoy your favorite fruits, you don’t need to go on a space journey or maybe for a wild trek to enjoy the benefits of freeze-dried foods.

Apparently, it removes the moisture from foods and decreases their volume and weight while preserving the entire nutritional value. This gives your food a much longer shelf life and boost the way they can be used.

The Entire Process

Freeze-drying actually starts with flash-freezing, which subjects a food to tremendously cold temperature. The food is then placed in a vacuum, which takes away the entire moisture content of the product as it allows the manufacturer to preserve the product. Finally, the food is easily packaged in an air-tight and moisture-proof packing, which gives it a longer shelf life.

Various Benefits for Manufacturers

Freeze-dried food actually weighs less and it takes up less room than fresh food, which actually makes it less expensive to package, store and transport. This can actually make food even better as compared to its fresher counterpart. Cereal companies utilize favor freeze-dried fruit as a strong mechanism for adding various berries to their products. This can actually help you to maintain proper integrity of your cereal to ensure that the berries are not deteriorate.

Nutrients Lasts Long

From freeze dried strawberries to various other fruits and vegetables a negligible amount of natural nutrients are lost. Moreover, the freeze dried foods also lose water but also few nutrients including vitamins C, A and E but the losses are somewhere from mild to moderate. Fiber actually remains intact as do anti-oxidants and phytochemicals.

According to various recent researches it’s already proven that dried fruits help you in big ways. It is an incredible method to ensure that you get just the right amount of anti-oxidants and phytochemicals that you may not get otherwise. In case you aren’t a big time fruit lover, then too it’s important to understand that dried ones actually help you with nutrients you may possibly miss in your diet.

About the Author …

Gary Brown is 32 years blogger and work with Natustore which is online store for Fruits and Nuts.Gary Brown has a good knowledge about the Fruits and Nuts.


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