Florida’s natural organic nuggets, not a snack I can recommend

Snacking on a low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar diet pretty much means eating a piece of fruit now and then and otherwise going hungry. Chips, pretzels, candy and other more common snacks all are off-limits these days for me, and for you if you need to eat low-fat, low-salt, low-sugar. I have found some low-fat, relatively low-salt crackers and a few fat-free cookies, but they have other issues that keep them from being everyday snack items.

So I’m always looking for new snack alternatives. I recently tried some that marketed themselves as organic and fruit, but they sadly disappointed me. The lesson to remember is that a lot of foods these days are marketing themselves as healthy but in reality they’re far from it. I’ve written about that before and am sure I will be again.

Florida's natural fruit nuggets aren't very good, or very healthy given how much sugar they contain.
Florida’s natural fruit nuggets aren’t very good, or very healthy given how much sugar they contain.

The snack I’m writing about here calls itself Florida’s natural organic fruit nuggets. They’re basically gummy type chewy things filled with sugar and little else of redeeming nutritional value. Calorie count is kept low by doling them out in tiny packets. I would normally eat two or three and still not feel any snacking hunger quenched. You can see the nutrition readout here, 11 grams of sugar per pouch.

Florida organic nuggets nutrition panel tells the tale, lots of sugar in these tiny packets.
Florida organic nuggets nutrition panel tells the tale, lots of sugar in these tiny packets.

I can’t recommend these, sorry to say. I bought this giant box of them at Costco and took weeks to finish them because they didn’t really make me happy in any way.


4 thoughts on “Florida’s natural organic nuggets, not a snack I can recommend

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  1. I had these a couple years ago and loved them. They had different flavors then too. Recently they crossed my mind again so I went looking for them online. I found them at Target and have been snacking on them. The recipe seems to have changed along with the outside of the box. They don’t taste as good as they did and there are only two flavors now (no more green apple mix). So, they’re still “good,” but no longer great, and with the nutrition facts in mind, they’re even less satisfying.

  2. WOW…WHAT A WEAK REVEIW …HIGHLY RECCOMEND THESE ESPECIALLY THE ORIGINAL FLAVORS ANY FLOVORES ARE GOOD BUT THE B EST RE ORANGE AND BLUEBERRY .. I CANT SNACK THESE ALL DAY.. HIGH IN VITAMIN c as WELL these arnt a health alternative by the way thee are for a small snack while traveling or watching an anime with boo ..man im dissapointed…THESE THINGS ARE TOP TEIR s CALSS CANDY/FRUIT SNACK IF YOU EVER SEEE THEM OR COME ACROSS THEM DO NOT HESITTATE AND BUY THEM!!!! (i think they discontinued teh floridas natural but ehy have Awesome brand pretty much the same thing but it is worth it 100%

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