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Dried peach

Dried peaches are available either untreated or treated with sulfur dioxide. The latter is preferable and safer for people with asthma or allergies.
32%
Water
 93
Macronutrient carbohydrates 93.35%
/05
Macronutrient proteins 5.49%
/01
Macronutrient fats 1.16%
 

The three ratios show the percentage by weight of macronutrients (carbohydrates / proteins / fats) of the dry matter (excl. water).

Ω-6 (LA, 0.4g)
Omega-6 fatty acid such as linoleic acid (LA)
 : Ω-3 (ALA, <0.1g)
Omega-3 fatty acid such as alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)
 = 0:0

Omega-6 ratio to omega-3 fatty acids should not exceed a total of 5:1. Link to explanation.

Values are too small to be relevant.

Dried peaches are a healthy between-meal snack. They contain many vitamins and minerals. When treated with sulfur dioxide, they retain their bright yellow-orange color. Untreated peaches take on a brownish color after drying. The addition of sulfur dioxide is not necessary to maintain the flavor and extend the shelf life. For more information on peaches, please follow this link: Peaches.

General information:

From “en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peach”: “The peach (Prunus persica) is a deciduous tree native to the region of Northwest China between the Tarim Basin and the north slopes of the Kunlun Shan mountains, where it was first domesticated and cultivated. It bears an edible juicy fruit called a peach or a nectarine.”

Nutritional information:

Dried peaches consist of 23 % water, 54 % carbohydrates, and 0.6 % fat. In addition, they are rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and phosphorous. They also contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, and E.

Culinary uses:

Dried peaches make for a nice snack. They are also found in muesli, fruit breads, chutneys, and sweet desserts.

Drying fruit:

From Wikipedia: "Fruits can be dried whole (e.g., grapes, berries, apricot, plum), in halves, or as slices, (e.g., mango, papaya, kiwi). Alternatively they can be chopped after drying (e.g., dates), made into pastes, or concentrated juices. The residual moisture content can vary from small (3 – 8%) to substantial (16 – 18%), depending on the type of fruit. Fruits can also be dried in puree form, as leather, or as a powder, by spray of drum drying. They can be freeze dried. Fresh fruit is frozen and placed in a drying chamber under vacuum. Heat is applied and water evaporates from the fruit while still frozen. The fruit becomes very light and crispy and retains much of its original flavor. Dried fruit is widely used by the confectionery, baking, and sweets industries. Food manufacturing plants use dried fruits in various sauces, soups, marinades, garnishes, puddings, and food for infants and children. ...

The high drying and processing temperatures, the intrinsic low pH of the fruit, the low water activity (moisture content) and the presence of natural antimicrobial compounds in dried fruit make them a remarkably stable food. There is no known incident of a food-borne illness related to dried fruit.”

Sulfur dioxide:

“Sulfur dioxide is used as an antioxidant in some dried fruits to protect their color and flavor. For example, in golden raisins, dried peaches, apples and apricots sulfur dioxide is used to keep them from losing their light color by blocking browning reactions that darken fruit and alter their flavor. Over the years, sulfur dioxide and sulfites have been used by many populations for a variety of purposes. Sulfur dioxide was first employed as a food additive in 1664, and was later approved for such use in the United States as far back as the 1800s.

Sulfur dioxide, while harmless to healthy individuals, can induce asthma when inhaled or ingested by sensitive people. The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) estimates that one out of a hundred people is sulfite-sensitive (allergic), and about 5% of asthmatics are also at risk of suffering an adverse reaction. Given that about 10% of the population suffers from asthma, this figure translates to 0.5% of the whole population with potential for sulfite-sensitivity. These individuals make up the subgroup of greatest concern and are largely aware of the need to avoid sulfite-containing foods. Consequently, the FDA requires food manufactures and processors to disclose the presence of sulfiting agents in concentrations of at least 10 parts per million.”

Drying temperatures:

“Peaches can be dried at temperatures from 0 to 70°C. If the temperature is too high, dried fruit more quickly loses its taste and flavor. And some of the vitamins are destroyed at temperatures as low as 40°C.*”

Note (italics): * = Translation from a German Wikipedia entry

Nutrient tables

The complete nutritional information, coverage of the daily requirement and comparison values with other ingredients can be found in the following nutrient tables.

Nutritional Information
per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Energy239 kcal
1'000 kJ
12.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 2000kcal
Fat/Lipids0.76 g1.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 70g
Saturated Fats0.08 g0.4%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 20g
Carbohydrates (inc.dietary fiber)61 g22.7%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 270g
Sugars42 g46.4%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 90g
Fiber8.2 g32.8%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 25g
Protein/Albumin3.6 g7.2%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 50g
Cooking Salt (Na:7.0 mg)18 mg0.7%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 2.4g
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA.
Fat/Lipids
Carbohydrates
Protein/Albumin
Cooking Salt

Essential micronutrients with the highest proportions per 100g 2000 kcal
ElemPotassium, K 996 mg50.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2'000 mg
MinCopper, Cu 0.36 mg36.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.0 mg
MinIron, Fe 4.1 mg29.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 14 mg
VitNiacin (née vitamin B3) 4.4 mg27.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 16 mg
VitVitamin K 16 µg21.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 75 µg
ElemPhosphorus, P 119 mg17.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 700 mg
MinManganese, Mn 0.30 mg15.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2.0 mg
VitRiboflavin (vitamin B2) 0.21 mg15.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.4 mg
ProtThreonine (Thr, T) 0.14 g15.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.93 g
VitVitamin A, as RAE 108 µg14.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 µg

Detailed micronutrients and daily requirement coverage per 100g

Explanations of nutrient tables in general

The majority of the nutritional information comes from the USDA (US Department of Agriculture). This means that the information for natural products is often incomplete or only given within broader categories, whereas in most cases products made from these have more complete information displayed.

If we take flaxseed, for example, the important essential amino acid ALA (omega-3) is only included in an overarching category whereas for flaxseed oil ALA is listed specifically. In time, we will be able to change this, but it will require a lot of work. An “i” appears behind ingredients that have been adjusted and an explanation appears when you hover over this symbol.

For Erb Muesli, the original calculations resulted in 48 % of the daily requirement of ALA — but with the correction, we see that the muesli actually covers >100 % of the necessary recommendation for the omega-3 fatty acid ALA. Our goal is to eventually be able to compare the nutritional value of our recipes with those that are used in conventional western lifestyles.

Essential fatty acids per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Linoleic acid; LA; 18:2 omega-6 0.36 g4.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 10 g
Alpha-Linolenic acid; ALA; 18:3 omega-3 0.01 g< 0.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 2.0 g

Essential amino acids per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Threonine (Thr, T) 0.14 g15.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.93 g
Valine (Val, V) 0.20 g12.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.6 g
Methionine (Met, M) 0.09 g9.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.93 g
Isoleucine (Ile, I) 0.10 g8.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.2 g
Leucine (Leu, L) 0.20 g8.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 2.4 g
Phenylalanine (Phe, F) 0.11 g7.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.6 g
Lysine (Lys, K) 0.12 g6.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.9 g
Tryptophan (Trp, W) 0.01 g4.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.25 g

Vitamins per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Niacin (née vitamin B3) 4.4 mg27.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 16 mg
Vitamin K 16 µg21.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 75 µg
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) 0.21 mg15.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.4 mg
Vitamin A, as RAE 108 µg14.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 µg
Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) 0.56 mg9.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 6.0 mg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 4.8 mg6.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 80 mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.07 mg5.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.4 mg
Vitamin E, as a-TEs 0.19 mg2.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 12 mg
Thiamine (vitamin B1) 0.00 mg< 0.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.1 mg
Vitamin D 0 µg< 0.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 5.0 µg
Folate, as the active form of folic acid (née vitamin B9 and 0 µg< 0.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 200 µg

Essential macroelements (macronutrients) per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Potassium, K 996 mg50.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2'000 mg
Phosphorus, P 119 mg17.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 700 mg
Magnesium, Mg 42 mg11.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 375 mg
Calcium, Ca 28 mg4.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 mg
Sodium, Na 7.0 mg1.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 mg

Essential trace elements (micronutrients) per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Copper, Cu 0.36 mg36.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.0 mg
Iron, Fe 4.1 mg29.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 14 mg
Manganese, Mn 0.30 mg15.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2.0 mg
Zinc, Zn 0.57 mg6.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 10 mg
Selenium, Se 0.50 µg1.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 55 µg
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