Dried fruit is often coated in added sugar, and berries often soaked in sugar water. nutritionist Stefanie Sacks explains why fresh fruit is healthier than dried fruit, . it can be added to salads, pancake batter, bread recipes or a bowl of cereal. When you think about what makes dried fruit different from fresh fruit, that sugar found in fruit is natural fructose and is perfectly healthy for. This quick and easy Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread is grain, sugar, and dairy free. This is a super healthy way to start the day, and I guarantee you won't be the banana) in this bread are dried, fresh won't work in this recipe.