Apples are comprised of minerals such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium. There are lesser amounts of iron copper and zinc present as well. Apples are rich in vitamins; containing A, C, B6 and E.
BENEFITS OF APPLE WEDGES
While fresh apples are always good to have, dried apples also have a lot of benefits that you might not have realised:
• THEY’RE CONVENIENT
Dried apples are great as a lunchbox treat for your kids, helping to keep those energy levels up throughout the day. While fresh apples are great, they don’t stay fresh for long. Dried apples stay fresher for longer, so you can keep them in a sealed container at home, at work or in the car. They also have all the concentrated goodness that fresh apples have.
• THEY’RE HEALTHY
Instead of reaching for that chocolate bar for a pick-me-up, why not keep some dried apples in your handbag for when you need a snack on-the-go? Pop a packet in your gym bag for an energy boost before or after your gym session.
• THEY’RE VERSATILE
The best part is, eating apples needn’t be boring. There are numerous recipes using dried apples and you can find two of them in the recipe section on our website.
DID YOU KNOW?
According to a recent study, eating two apples a day could decrease our risk of heart disease. Apples are high in dietary fibre and antioxidants and have been shown to reduce risks for heart disease and other chronic illnesses.