Does dried fruit loses its nutritional value after drying? Fresh and dried fruits both are nutritious. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and fibers. However, drying the fruits can make it lose some of its nutrients and calories. By drying the fruit you will preserve it from bacteria and mold, it contains up to 3.5 times the fiber of a fresh fruit. Dried fruits considered a super tasty snack, easy to store, and have a long shelf life, storing time recommended range from 4 months to a year depending on the temperature. Some studies proved that to get the maximum health benefit from dried fruits you can consume from 4-7 pieces each day. By eating it daily you can improve your digestive problems. In conclusion dried fruit is easier to take around for a snack, it’s healthier, compacted, and tasty!