Dry Fruits are the dried fruits from which the original water content has been removed. Dry fruits like almonds, walnuts, dates, raisins etc. are known to be a powerhouse of nutrients. Dry fruits devoid of any additives are the best for our body.

Dried Fruits Benefits:

  • Boost Immunity and Help Fight Diseases- The antioxidants present in dried fruits boost your immunity, keeps you healthy and make free from diseases and other illnesses.
  • Help Combat Cancer Phytonutrients, found in Dried fruits like apricots and apples, act as antioxidants to prevent the growth of cancer-causing cells.
  • Help With Weight Loss- Dry fruits have lesser fats, sugar and more vital nutrients for proper metabolism.
  • Fight Constipation- Dry Fruits are rich in fibres which ensure a healthy bowel movement. Dried Fruits such as pistachios and dates make your bowel movement more flexible, thus, relieve constipation.
  • Keep Your Stomach Healthy- The laxative properties present in dried fruits like almonds and walnuts helps to maintain a happy gut.
  • Have Anti-ageing and Skin-friendly Properties- Radiant and glowing skin and controlling ageing are some of the benefits of dry fruits.
  • Fight Anaemia and Boost Haemoglobin- Dry fruits contains nutrients like Vitamin B, minerals like phosphorous and copper, and unsaturated fats which helps to boost the regeneration of blood cells and haemoglobin in the body.
  • Help Maintain a Healthy Heart- They control cholesterol and reduce inflammatory markers in your body. And prevent spikes in cholesterol levels and helps in maintaining it at a healthy optimum.
  • Improve Bone Health- Dry fruits helps in improving bone density to make the bones stronger and protect them from excessive wear and tear.
  • Fight Depression and Anxiety- Dry fruits are a rich source of beta carotene, an antioxidant that fights anxiety and depression in people.

Dry/Dried Fruits Types:

  1. Almonds
  2. Cashew/ Kaju
  3. Raisins/ Kismis
  4. Dates
  5. Walnuts
  6. Apricots
  7. Pistachio/ Pista

Almond Dried Fruit Benefits: Eat them raw in your breakfast. 4-5 almonds twice a day is enough.

  • It will keep your skin moisturised
  • It prevents split ends and hair fall
  • Helps in weight loss

Cashew/Kaju Dried Fruit Benefits: Eat them raw twice a day (4-5) or Add cashews to make a sweet dish .

  • It promotes healthy brain functioning
  • Even improves digestion
  • Also controls blood sugar levels in your body

Raisins/Kismis Dried Fruit Benefits: Try to have almost 30-40 (in divided proportions) raisins in a day. Soaked Raisins are a great health supplement.

  • It reduces hypertension
  • Even relieves constipation
  • Also keeps your teeth and bones healthy

Dates Dried Fruit Benefits: Consuming 4-5 dates twice a day is enough. Soak them overnight and have a healthy date syrup.

  • Help to maintains healthy nervous system
  • It treats anaemia
  • Also treats night blindness

Walnuts Dried Fruit Benefits: Have raw walnuts daily in the morning. 4-5 walnuts in a day keep your body healthy.

  • Reduces inflammation
  • It controls diabetes
  • Also keeps your hair silky and shiny

Apricots Dried Fruit Benefits: You can have 7-8 apricots in a day. Mix them to any of the fruit and vegetable salad.

  • Improves vision
  • Protects your skin from cell damage
  • Removes premature signs of ageing
  • It boosts immune system

Pistachios/Pista Dried Fruit Benefits: One or two fistfuls per day.

  • Pistachios treats dermatitis
  • It Improves sex drive in men
  • Also controls cholesterol levels in your body