Apricot

Dried apricot is rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • Vitamin C and A
  • Phenolic antioxidants (lutein, zeaxanthin, b-cryptoxanthin)
  • Catechins
  • Iron, calcium, potassium, copper, zinc and magnanese
  • Vegetable fiber

Health Benefits

  • Their antioxidant action
  • Protection against inflammations
  • Improve vision
  • Assist in controlling cholesterol levels in the bloodstream
  • Assist in controlling blood pressure
  • Reinforce digestion

Nutrition Analysis

Nutrition analysis reveals that one micro portion (28gr.) of dried apricot contains 67 calories, 0.9 gr. of protein, 17.5 gr. of carbohydrates, 0.1 gr. of fat (of which 0 gr. saturated) and 2 gr. of vegetable fiber.

How to eat

You can eat dried apricot chunks daily, as a snack between meals with other dried nuts, or by adding them in salads, cereal bars, in yogurt, in home-made cakes as well as in dishes containing turkey chicken or ham.