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Why does natural applesauce have no nutritional value?

Are you better off buying the kind with added vit.c? You would think natural/unsweetened would be better.

 
But_Mommie

Asked by But_Mommie at 4:04 PM on Aug. 22, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • apples are really high in sugar but is is better then candy.
    luvschocolate

    Answer by luvschocolate at 10:43 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Most fruits and vegetables contain most of their nutritional value in the skin or peel, and applesauce is made from skinless apples. Plus sugars are added to make it sweet. While there are plenty of vitamins in applesauce and organic varieties are likely healthier, your kids would fare better eating an apple with the skin on.
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 4:11 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • IDK...I always thought that the important nutrients of an apple was in the skin. Maybe thats the reason?
    Shani527

    Answer by Shani527 at 4:06 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I make blueberry applesauce, it's full of antioxidants. The stuff you buy in jars at the store is usually full of added sugars that are unnecessary, better off just making it at home.
    DomoniqueWS

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 4:07 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Buy the sauce with added vit.c.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 4:09 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • yeah, they don't eat the skin...I've tried. lol. DD would eat apple sauce all day long though!
    But_Mommie

    Comment by But_Mommie (original poster) at 4:18 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • i've made a spiced applesauce before that I left the skins on (you add cinamon and stuff so it doesn't matter colorwise) you just cook the apples in the crock pot until they're really soft and then put them through a food mill
    its really good
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 4:22 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • i think it's still good for fiber! i always get natural applesauce
    angevil53

    Answer by angevil53 at 7:08 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

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