Nuts, dried fruits, and soft dried fruits are known for their healthgiving benefits, and for keeping your body in top form.
Soft dried fruits are incredibly versatile, as well as being high in carbohydrates and natural sugars which are ideal for a balanced diet if consumed in reasonable quantities.
Find out more about enjoying dried fruits during every season to give yourself a boost!
Winter is the time of year to treat yourself!
Even if you do not let yourself go, winter is the time of year for sharing delicious dishes with family and friends.
A few ideas:
Fancy a sweet and savoury snack?
Dried fruits and nuts go beautifully with a baked Camembert, creating a perfect balance between a cheese with character and sweet fruit flavours.
Nuts help improve blood vessel elasticity and are rich in magnesium, helping to reduce fatigue.
For festive aperitifs, why not try a combination of foie gras and soft dried fruits to impress your guests, as well as roasted nuts to complement your meat dishes.
Dried apricots help fight against hypertension: soft dried apricots are high in potassium and low in sodium, helping to control blood pressure. Eating apricots every day helps to maintain normal blood pressure and therefore reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Figs are a great source of energy, as well as helping to stimulate bowel movements.
Whether fresh or dried, figs are very nutritious, and provide numerous health benefits for children, athletes, and the elderly alike.