Raw treat

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - SHOPPING -

PROS

High in fi­bre, thanks to nuts, dried fruit and seeds Low in highly re­fined or pro­cessed car­bo­hy­drates Less sweet than tra­di­tional treats, so they can help re­train your taste buds Of­fer an al­ter­na­tive for ve­g­ans, or peo­ple who need to fol­low gluten-free or dairy-free di­ets

CONS

High in con­cen­trated sug­ars from dried fruit and syrups Un­ex­pect­edly high in kilo­joules from co­conut oil, nuts and dried fruit ‘Health halo’ ef­fect — you eat more be­cause you think it’s good for you Of­ten ex­pen­sive, due to trendy ‘su­per­food’ in­gre­di­ents

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