Dried apricots are foods that have many benefits to the body, contain many vitamins, minerals, antioxidants.
Specifically, dried apricots contain vitamin A, C, B and beta-carotene. The most important benefits of consuming dried apricots are: fighting anemia, facilitating digestion, helping to increase immunity, fighting depression.
Also, these fruits are good to be included in the daily diet, but in moderation because they increase the body's immunity, fight infections, keep the skin supple, hydrated, soften the skin, maintain optimal vision, improve memory and learning ability, lower blood pressure , prevent and ameliorate anemia, are real adjuvants in gastrointestinal disorders, regulate metabolism and treat hypovitaminosis.
Moreover, they are rich in vitamin A and are high in dietary fiber. There are studies that claim that regular consumption of dried apricots helps reduce the level of bad cholesterol – LDL and increases the level of good cholesterol, protecting the heart from cardiovascular disease.
Also, apricots are high in calcium which in turn is required for bone formation and development. At the same time, they are high in potassium, which helps to keep blood pressure steady.
They also have Vitamin K which is essential for blood clotting, so you can use them with confidence if you want to avoid injury.
Last but not least, the consumption of dried apricots has positive effects on respiratory disorders, more precisely they function as an expectorant and have stimulatory effects.
At the same time, there are studies that claim that these fruits can prevent many types of tumors including those of the esophagus and lungs. Five apricots a day is enough to give your body more than a quarter of your daily vitamin A.
Careful! Excessive consumption does not do good to the body. Therefore, to avoid digestive problems, you should not exceed 100 g of apricots per day. The daily dose is 80-100 g per day, and they are divided into 3 equal parts. Before use, if they are too strong, they can soak for several hours in water. The resulting liquid is not discarded because it can be drunk as a natural compote.