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Fruit powders

In this video Dr. Michalska describes how fruit powders can be considered as superfoods, and the issues to consider when choosing a fruit powder.

Superfoods are often fresh fruits and vegetables.

However, in some cases, the cost both of transporting and refrigerating fresh fruits for extended periods of time can be high, both in economic and environmental terms.

Fruit powders are an alternative that allows us to enjoy fruits grown in remote places, or outside of their harvest season.

However, the different techniques used to produce fruit powders lead to final products with different characteristics, both in terms of taste and of phytochemical content. It is therefore important to pay attention to the powder characteristics before adding it to meals.

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