Dried apples, or apple rings, make a great light snack. Our dried
apples are of the highest quality and are packed with natural
sweetness, so we saw no need to sweeten them with added sugar of
any kind. Top an apple coffee cake with dried apples for an
interesting, wholesome look or snack on them alone or with other
dried fruit. Kosher and gluten-free.
The apple is a good source of dietary fiber, providing you with
nearly 20% of your needs for the day.
There are two types of dietary fiber: insoluble and soluble fiber.
About 25% of the fiber found in apples is soluble. This type of
fiber may help reduce cholesterol by binding to dietary fat and
preventing it from being absorbed by the body.
Research also suggests that this fantastic fiber may also help
regulate blood sugar levels.
Flavonoids, a specific class of phytonutrients found in apples,
apple juice and apple sauce, have been associated with reducing the
risk of cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's. According
to researchers at Cornell University, almost all of the
apple's antioxidant activity comes from these recently
Apples are a good source of the antioxidant Vitamin C that helps to
maintain a healthy immune system. This powerful antioxidant aids in
defending the body against damaging free radicals, those nasty
compounds that accumulate in our bodies and wreak havoc on our
Apples and apple products contain between 3% and 8% of the daily
value for potassium. Consuming 3500 milligrams of this essential
nutrient each day may help reduce high blood pressure.