Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Fructose: Dried Fruits vs. Fresh Fruits

Fructose: Dried Fruits vs. Fresh Fruits

Fructose: Dried Fruits vs. Fresh Fruits

by: Arlene Gentallan

Dried fruits have a considerably higher amount of fructose content as compared to it's fresh counterpart.
Let's look into the fructose content of the most common dried fruits. Here's the amount in grams of fructose per 100 gram of a specific fruit:

Raisin vs. Grapes
Raisins, Golden 37.1
Raisins 33.8
Raisins 29.7 grams/27.9%
Grapes 8.13 grams/8.13%
Grapes 7.6

Dried Figs vs. Fresh Figs
Dried figs 24.4
Figs 2.8

Dried Peaches vs. Fresh Peaches
Dried peaches 15.6
Peach 1.53 grams/1.53%
Peach 1.3
Peach (1 medium = 2 grams fructose)

Dried Apricots vs. Fresh Apricots
Dried apricots 12.2
Apricot 0.94 gram/0.94%
Apricots 0.7
Apricot (1 fruit = 0.33 grams fructose)

Dried Prunes vs. Fresh Prunes
Dried prunes 14.8
Prunes 12.5 grams/12.5%

So, better yet, consume your fruit fresh!

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