Friday, July 1, 2016


Apricots nutrition have come to be considered a key to health and longevity, as they offer plenty of potassium which is a valuable tool in helping control high blood pressure.  Apricots also contain amounts of iron and copper making them high in minerals.

A serving size of 3 fresh apricots or 10 dried halves contains:

Calories:        40
Fat:        0.4 grams
Potassium:     365 milligrams
Carbohydrate:    14.7 grams
Vitamin A:        12%

Apricots nutrition contain the following health benefits:

– builds up mineral levels in the body

– lowers the risk of cancer, particularly smoking related forms of cancer (eg lung cancer)
– the ability to control blood pressure

Apricots (much like orange and yellow vegetables) are known to be a power-house of beta-carotene;  the plant source of Vitamin A.  3 fresh apricots or 10 dried halves gives the body the required amount of daily beta-carotene.  Apricots are extremely nutritious, delicious and high in beta-carotene.


Apricots have seeds (pits or kernels) that are poisonous as they contain ‘amygdalin’, which breaks down into hydrogen cyanide in the stomach.

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