Are Apricots Good For You?
If you’ve been wondering whether apricots might be your next superfood then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn more about their nutritional and health benefits!
Are apricots healthy?
To put it simply, yes, apricots are a nutrient-dense fruit that’s well worth adding to your diet.
The nutritional benefits of apricots
This stoned yellow fruit is nutrient-dense and jam-packed with goodies – most noteworthy are vitamin A, C, E and potassium. As well as these, apricots are loaded with antioxidants but low in fat and calories.
Apricot health benefits
Two of our favourite health benefits that are linked to eating apricots are improved digestive health and overall eye health! Versatile, right?
Other notable benefits include better gut health, improved skin and a decreased risk of heart disease. It’s also believed that there is a reduced risk of strokes and lowered blood pressure due to their potassium content.
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by Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.