Benefits of Snacking on Fruits and Veggies

We know you love snacking on Crunchies fruit and veggies, but do you know the actual health benefits they provide your body? Let’s take a closer look at some of our favorite fruits and veggies and what makes them a perfect, good for your body, snack!

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  • Pineapples:  This spiky fruit not only tastes like your on a tropical vacation, they are packed full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Fiber, Potassium, and Calcium.  They are known to keep your bones strong and contain antioxidants that help fight against free radicals in your body, which prevents several types of cancer.
  • Blueberries: Did you know that blueberries have been around for 13,000 years?  This delicious little snack may have been around for a long time but it hasn’t lost any of its amazing health benefits.  Blueberries are rich in antioxidants, that are suggested to have cancer-fighting effects and can help improve cognition and learning.
  • Edamame: These tasty little pods have been around in Japanese culture dating back to the year 1275.  Literally meaning, “twig bean,” edamame is a complete protein, which means it contains all nine essential amino acids that are mostly found in animal-based foods, such as, meat and poultry.
  • Corn:  Not only is corn delicious, it is extremely versatile.  From salads, to soups,  or just by itself, corn is not only a great snack it also has many healthy benefits.  Corn is a high in fiber and is a source of several vitamins, including vitamin C, folic acid and niacin.

 Grabbing a handful as a snack or using them in your favorite recipes, fruits and vegetables are an easy way to keep you and your family healthy.  All of our Crunchies Freeze Dried Fruits and Vegetables are 100% all natural and have no added sugars or preservatives, making them the perfect snack for all ages!