Dried apricot is rich in…
- Vitamin C and A
- Phenolic antioxidants (lutein, zeaxanthin, b-cryptoxanthin)
- Iron, calcium, potassium, copper, zinc and magnanese
- Vegetable fiber
- 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 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.