Apricot is one of the most valuable fruits whose main origin is attributed to China, Egypt, Armenia and Iran. Apricot is rich in fiber, nutrients and antioxidants which are very useful in promoting heart health and preventing various types of cancer and osteoporosis.
Dried fruits usually have the same nutritional value as fresh fruits. Dried apricots are just as delicious and tasty as its fresh fruit, and of course dried apricots healing properties and benefits cannot be ignored.
Dried apricots are a rich source of a variety of vitamins such as potassium, calcium, vitamin A, phosphorus, vitamin C, iron, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B9 (folate), vitamin K, vitamin E, magnesium, sodium and zinc. It can be said that almost every 100 grams of dried apricots contains 241 calories, 30.89 ml of water, 3.39 grams of protein, 0.51 grams of fat, 62.64 grams of carbohydrates and 7.3 grams of fiber.
Benefits of dried apricots
Dried apricot kernels contain high levels of vitamin K, which helps blood clot and prevents heavy bleeding. Consumption of dried apricots at least once a day provides the necessary vitamin K for the body. Also, dried apricots contain vitamin A, which is good for improving eyesight. In addition, vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant which helps the body fight against free radicals.
Dried apricots are very effective in controlling blood pressure. The amount of potassium in dried apricots is three times more than the amount of this substance in banana. Moreover, salt in dried apricots is very low, which helps lower blood pressure and protects the body against heart disease. In addition, the iron and copper in dried apricots cause the production of hemoglobin and compensate for its deficiency in the blood.
Consumption of dried fruits such as apricots, which have a low glycemic index, does not raise blood glucose levels excessively. That’s why eating dried apricots is good for diabetes. Consumption of dried apricots is also useful in controlling blood insulin levels.
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