The Times, times2
By Jane Clarke
In an effort to eat more healthily I’ve made up my own snack mix of pumpkin and sunflower seeds, whole almonds, dried apricots and cranberries. But I’ve noticed that most dried fruit seem to contain hydrogenated vegetable oil and/or sulphur dioxide, both of which sound like something I should be avoiding. In the end I found some that had the oil but not the sulphur dioxide, nor any Es, and I’ve mixed this fruit sparingly. Dried fruit is always recommended as a snack, but should I be worried about the additives?