Apricot

Enjoyed in a variety of forms (fresh, dried, juiced or in jams and jellies), apricots are linked to a range of health benefits due to their unique combination of vitamins, minerals and other chemical compounds.

 

  • 43 calories / 100g
  • 86% water

 

Great source of:

  • VitaminA, C, E& K
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Phosphorous
  • Potassium
  • Dietary fibre

 

Apricots may:

  • Improve the balance of electrolytes to improve energy and reduce muscle cramping.
  • Protect against free-radical damage and prevent skin disorders including acne and eczema.
  • Lower blood pressure and prevent related diseases including atherosclerosis, heart attacks and stroke.
  • Assist in the healthy development and maintenance of bones and the prevention of osteoporosis.
  • Support the production of haemoglobin and prevent anaemia.
  • Prevent the mutation of DNA which may result in cancer, heart disease and the appearance of aging skin.
  • Improve digestion and alleviate constipation due to water and dietary fibre content.
  • Protect against age related sight degeneration.