Dried apricots are deliciously sweet and contain a high level of nutrients. They have several health benefits due to the levels of vitamins and minerals. These include:
Encourages cell growth
Builds up the immune system
Maintains good vision
Keeps bones healthy
Assists in reproduction
A daily portion of three or four dried apricots contain around a fifth of your daily fibre. Plus, substantial levels of potassium as well as iron, zinc and manganese.
Dried Apricots Nutrition
As well as fibre, dried apricots are a source of Vitamin B3 (3mg in 100g), Potassium (1880mg in 100g), Magnesium (65mg in 100g), Phosphorus (120mg in 100g), Dried apricots Iron (4.1mg in 100g), Copper (0.4mg in 100g) and Manganese (0.4mg in 100g).
Vitamin B3 - Contributes to normal energy yielding metabolism and contributes to the maintenance of normal skin
Potassium - Contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system
Magnesium - Contributes to a reduction of tiredness and fatigue
Phosphorus - Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones
Iron - Contributes to normal formulation of red blood cells and haemoglobin
Copper - Contributes to maintenance of normal connective tissue
Manganese - Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress