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I can’t stop eating these dried snacks made from fruit skins, which contain more vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants than plain dried fruit

I can’t stop eating these dried snacks made from fruit skins, which contain more vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants than plain dried fruit

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. View original article » They're a little tougher to chew but that doesn't change the fact that they're delicious. They're also very nutritious, with more fiber and vitamins than the fruit itself. I like dried fruit. Whenever my brain calls for the sweet release of sugar and I want a healthier alternative (when in small quantities) to candy, I usually go for...

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'Keep it real, eat the peel': Rind Snacks appeals to consumers with sustainability and nutrition

'Keep it real, eat the peel': Rind Snacks appeals to consumers with sustainability and nutrition

About 15% of the 1.3 billion tons of food waste generated annually is edible peels, the company's founder said. His dried fruit snacks are aimed at lowering this figure. View original article » When Matt Weiss was growing up, his great-grandmother left an impression on him. He said she lived until about 100 years old and never let any part of food go to waste. "She was focused on all the scraps, what she would call roots, rinds, skins and stems. And would always remind my sister and I that is where all the nutrients are," Weiss told Food Dive.  Last...

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25 Healthy Road Trip Snacks Nutritionists Swear By

25 Healthy Road Trip Snacks Nutritionists Swear By

For a snack that will keep you full longer, try RIND. It's jam-packed with fiber, plus peels contain a nice amount of antioxidants that can ultimately help reduce your risk of many diseases, says Dara Godfrey, MS, RD. View original article »

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30 Packaged Vegan Snacks That Are Actually Healthy

30 Packaged Vegan Snacks That Are Actually Healthy

It’s smart for everyone to have “emergency” snacks on hand at all times—hey, you never know when that hanger will start to creep in. And it’s even more important for someone following a vegan diet, who doesn't have quite so many readily-available options. “You can run into situations where there's nothing vegan available, leaving you hungry, angry, and tired,” says Kelly Jones, RD. See: Your last road trip.Thankfully, there are plenty of healthy packaged vegan snacks you can score during your next grocery run. Start by shopping this RD-approved list. “RIND snacks are a delightfully healthy way to fight a sugar...

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