19.01.2011 14.Shevat, 5771
Keep Tu Bishvat dried fruit, nuts away from small children
They are preferable to candy, cookies, chocolate and other snacks, said Raz, but should be eaten in small portions.
Tu Bishvat, the Jewish arbor day, which begins on Wednesday evening, should not be used as an excuse to gobble down large amounts of dried fruits, which are very fattening, according to clinical dietitians in hospitals around the country.
Just a small sample of them and some fresh fruit are enough to mark the holiday, they insist….