Dried Fruit Questions
Where I live, it is recommended to eat 6 pieces of fruit and vegetables per day. But I hear that many paleo people say that you should not eat very much fruit because there is sugar in it. How much do paleo-dieters recommend to eat? What about... (more)
I know that dried fruits are high on sugar, but in a granola mix, there should not be that many, I think. I'm just looking for a paleo breakfast I can eat everyday without getting fat from sugar. Can I eat granola everyday, even if it contains... (more)
I know I've asked way too many questions like this, but this is one really getting to me. Pre-paleo, I'd eat 5-6 servings of fruit a day and 2 or 3 chocolate bars. Only now do I realize the amount of sugar i was consuming. ever since going... (more)
I am trying to think of more snack type ideas and one I want to try is Fruit Roll Ups. Has anyone experienced making these in either a dehydrator or the oven? Are there any great recipes; I have only found some that contain fruit, cinnamon and... (more)
Whenever I eat dried cranberries (raisins and berries too...) I get bad gas and some bloating. Same thing happens when I eat nuts such as almonds, walnuts etc... The problem is, without nuts and dried fruit, my snack options are so limited and... (more)
So I have been doing the paleo diet for about 2 weeks and a half and after the first two day things have gone fine. However, about 3 days ago I have been constantly hunger and wanting to eat and my stomach has become all soft and mushy. I think it... (more)
Hello all! Its been a while since I've had a good amount of fruit. I avoid it like the plague because Im aiming for fat loss. I might have berries ONCE a week with some almond meal crumble on top (eggs, almond meal, cinnamon, vanilla, very... (more)
Progress! It could have been worse. Take this as a lesson about dried fruit and chocolate. I avoid both, but I do have a bit of cocoa powder every once in awhile. I would also ease up on the crossfit and go for a few walks instead.
This is in my head because I spend all day with a toddler. Our pediatrician recommended raisins for iron. Why not grapes? I've noticed other dried fruits saying they were high in iron too on the package. I'm confused. Update: 2 years later,... (more)
I just found this wonderful online company, but unfortunately most of their products are candy and nuts. However, they do offer a multitude of freeze dried fruits and veggies. Plus they have dried coconut (unsweetened!) too! Win! So I got a... (more)
When I first started Paleo, I was told that all fruits are considered "cheats". I continued to eat fruit anyways. For awhile I stopped eating fruit. Lately as I've gotten back into fruit eating...I've noticed MASSIVE insulin spikes...to the degree... (more)
Does dried fruit fit in with the Paleo diet? I understand it is calorie-dense due to the lack of water, but it seems reasonable that our ancestors may have used drying as a form of preservation. I recently took dried apricot slices and soaked... (more)
Some dried fruit is Sulfited. Is this safe? Or should I stay away from it? I know some sulfur is naturally occurring, like in asparagus, and we obviously just pass the sulfur, hence the sulfur smelling urine. Is sulfited kiwi ok?
is dry appricot is dangerous for the patient of hypretension?