What is the best dried fruit for you?

Apricots are a good option if you're looking for lower sugar content than most types of dried fruits, as well as plenty of antioxidants. Apricots are a great source of vitamin C and fiber, and they're also a relatively easy dried fruit to digest, since they're one of the lowest in fructose.

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Are dried fruits fattening?

The question: Is dried fruit healthy or fattening? ... Per serving, most types of dried fruit have no more sugar or calories than the fresh version. And dried fruit is a good source of fibre, iron, potassium and antioxidants. Because drying fruit removes its water content, the portion size shrinks by about three-quarters.

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What are dried fruits called?

The question: Is dried fruit healthy or fattening? ... Per serving, most types of dried fruit have no more sugar or calories than the fresh version. And dried fruit is a good source of fibre, iron, potassium and antioxidants. Because drying fruit removes its water content, the portion size shrinks by about three-quarters.

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How bad is dried fruit for you?

Whether it's fresh or dried, fruit is nutritious. Both are packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber. However, drying the fruit concentrates many of the nutrients as well as the calories. The drying process may also cause fruit to lose some of the more volatile nutrients, such as vitamin C

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What supplements are dangerous?

Herbal medicines can cause kidney failure and liver damage in some consumers because they contain toxic chemicals or heavy metals, or react harmfully with other drugs, a study has found. The finding comes from a paper published in the Medical Journal of Australia on Monday. Researchers led by the University of Adelaide reviewed the findings from 52 studies of herbal medicines and toxicology. The lead author of the review, pathology professor Roger Byard, said the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) should require independent testing of herbal medicines before placing them on the ma...

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What is herbal product?

Herbal medicines can have dangerous side effects, research reveals. Herbal medicines can cause kidney failure and liver damage in some consumers because they contain toxic chemicals or heavy metals, or react harmfully with other drugs, a study has found.

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Are herbal products safe?

Herbal or “natural” products are extracts of plants or food (the leaves, stems, bark, or flower) that claim to have medicinal value and be beneficial for human health. ... Because herbal supplements and vitamins are not regulated by the Food & Drug Administration, there is no guarantee about their safety or effectiveness.

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Persian way of pouring tea

First, pour some of the hot tea into the cup to check its colour. It must be somewhat dark. Then pour the tea back into the teapot. This will do two things:
  1. It will warm up the cup.
  2. It moves the tea inside the teapot around so that colour of the tea is even.
If the colour is light, let it steep for a little longer. Then fill up one third to half of the cup with tea and pour hot water over it all the way to the top. And there it is! Your perfect cup of Persian tea!

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The Iranian way of making Persian tea

All you need is a nice china teapot, loose tea, a couple of cardamom and some rose petals. Place a generous amount of loose tea, slightly crush the cardamoms in your hand and put over the loose tea with the rose petals in the teapot. Then add boiling water. Put the lid back on and place the teapot on top of the kettle or samovar while it’s simmering on the stove in order to keep the tea warm.

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