Yes, the do count as a fruit. But since they have a larger amount of calories for a small amount...it is best to think of dried fruit as a condiment (not a fruit serving). Adding a tablespoon to give flavor to oatmeal, etc.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.