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DRIED PHYSALIS/ GOOSEBERRY

Physalis peruviana

Heat dried gooseberries or physalis go through a process which requires no additives, it is 100% natural! This berry belongs to the Solanaceae family, as do tomatoes and potatoes. Dried physalis are great in salads, cereals, in nut mixes and as a garnish in all dishes.

Nutritional information
1 serving per container
Slice size 100g
Amount per serving
Calories
340
% daily value*
Total fat 5g
8%
Saturated fat 1 g
5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0 mg
0%
Sodium 70 mg
3%
Total carbohydrates 67 g
22%
Dietary fiber 11 g
44%
Total sugars 50 g
Includes g of Added Sugars 0 %
0%
Protein 1 g

Calcium
6%
Iron
8%
Vitamin C
35%
It is not a significant source of vitamin D or potassium.

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much of a nutrient is in a serving of
Foods that contribute to the daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.

Source https://ndb.nal.usda.gov / January 2015

HOW TO EAT

HOW TO STORE

Source: postharvest.ucdavis.edu/Commodity_Resources/Fact_Sheets/

RESEARCH AREAS

Research into the health benefits of this fruit is currently being carried out in the following areas:

Nutrition research

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DRIED PHYSALIS/ GOOSEBERRY IS…

GOOD SOURCE OF VITAMIN C

A 28 gr serving of dried physalis provides 10% or recommended vitamin C, which is also an antioxidant vitamin. It is important for the skin, bones, and connective tissue as well as helping the body absorb iron.

GOOD SOURCE OF DIETARY FIBER

A 28 gr serving of dried physalis provides 12% of the recommended daily intake of fiber. Dietary fiber helps lower bad cholesterol, improves digestion, and helps maintain bowel health. The recommended intake of fiber per day is 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men.

INTERESTING INFO

Dried gooseberries are of great interest to international markets, including the Middle East, where a variety of dried fruit are consumed. According to nutritional research, eating dried fruit is associated with a healthy diet and a good intake of healthy nutrients given their high content of fiber, calcium and minerals, perfect for athletes. Additionally, it has many culinary uses, including in salads, stuffed turkey, and pastries.