How to cave on the crave. Dried fruits are the perfect healthy alternative to refined sugar, and they go a long way to satisfy those sweet cravings that we get. Eaten for millenia — dating back to the fourth millennium BC in Mesopotamia — dried fruits are prized for their sweetness, nutritional value, and long shelf life. Ancestors: 1, Industrialized food: 0.
But be very careful when chowing on most dried fruitstuffs, as many manufacturers have loaded additional sugar on top of what nature has already provided in good amount itself. So shop wisely and seek out only the cleanest, tastiest and healthiest morsels, from the highest quality sources, with the punchiest micronutrients, anthocyanins and antioxidants. Just as we've done here. We've done all the research and tasting necessary, so all you have to do is click, bite and chew.