If you’re an athlete or fitness enthusiast, you care a lot about your body, and that means caring about what you’re eating. You want to make sure that you’re fueling your body with nature’s best ingredients. Well, look no further, because freeze-dried fruit is here!
In this blog, we’ll break down the top reasons why every fitness enthusiast needs freeze-dried fruit in their pantry, so keep reading to find out.
Keep the nutrition without the shelf life
One of the biggest questions we get about freeze-dried fruits and snacks is whether or not freeze-drying lessens the nutritional value of your food. Well, to answer your question, no! Freeze-drying retains about 97% of the nutritional value of the original food, which is much higher compared to other food preservation methods like dehydration.
Plus, freeze-drying can extend the shelf-life of your fruit by up to 25 years! We know – it sounds almost too good to be true. Freeze-drying your fruit allows it to last for decades. This makes it the perfect option for athletes and fitness fanatics. Say ‘sayonara’ to reaching for the fruit you bought a few days ago, only to discover it’s gone bad. With freeze-dried fruits, you can finally relax and trust that you’ll have tasty fruit on hand whenever you need it.
Plus, the extended shelf-life makes it the perfect snack to bring along with you on your longer adventures. Want to channel your inner Wild and hike the PCT this summer? Just pack a bag of freeze-dried fruit. It’ll be just as tasty at mile 2650 as it is at mile 1.
Take it with you wherever you go
One of the biggest perks of freeze-dried fruit is how easy it is to bring with you! Whether you’re kayaking on rapid waters, hiking through snowy mountains, or simply running 12 miles around your city, freeze-dried fruits are one of the easiest snacks to pack.
When you freeze-dry fruit, it becomes almost impossibly light and compact. By removing the water content from the fruit, a lot of the weight is removed as well. This means you can pack it easily in your bag, and you’ll barely notice it! Gone are the days of trekking through the woods with 20 pounds worth of food on your back. Now, with freeze-dried fruit, you can pack twice as much food for just a fraction of the weight.
Know exactly what you’re eating
Nowadays, many athletes and fitness enthusiasts turn to options like energy gels to stay fueled during a long run, hike, or workout. But do you really know what you’re putting in your body when you eat them?
Often, those energy gels are made up of a combination of different sugars and artificial flavours. Their goal is to provide calories to keep you going, but the ingredient list is often… questionable.
Here at That Sweet Lyfe, we know that athletes like you want more than just sugar and calories. You care about your body, and that means you care about the quality of the foods you’re consuming.
That’s why freeze-dried fruit is the perfect option. By swapping the artificial energy gels for freeze-dried fruit, you can rest easy knowing you’re fueling your body with clean, whole foods. You’ll still get an extra boost of calories and energy to keep you going, but without the long ingredient list.
Ready to make the swap? Check out That Sweet Lyfe’s product pages and order your first batch of freeze-dried fruit today. You’ll feel proud knowing your fitness adventures are 100% fruit fueled. After all, your body is a temple, so let’s eat that way too.