General Discussion

Dried Fruit is just as bad (calorie-wise) as Candy?

Share:

General Discussion 7

Dried Fruit is just as bad (calorie-wise) as Candy?

SmallSteps3000 | Mar 8, 2013 04:19 PM

Is it true that Dried Fruit-- such as raisins in your trail mix-- is really no better (calorie-wise) than candy?

Just looking online, raisins for a quarter-cup are 100 calories already?!

Imagine that plus a fistful of nuts of whatever liking, and what is supposed to be considered a healthy trailmix is now equal to that of a snickers bar!

This is disheartening because when trying to cut out the sweets, people usually tell you to rely on dry fruit instead-- only to find out that this stuff is just as bad, and that will have to be cut too. Sigh.

Good-tasting fresh fruit is just so finnickey to find at the big Supermarket chains like Publix. What to do?

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound