Health Benefits of Apricot
• Apricot has high mineral content, that makes it beneficial in cases of anemia, tuberculosis, asthma, bronchitis, and toxemia. 
• Apricot is high in vitamin A, that is why it is very helpful in the removal of skin pimples and other skin disorder. 
• Apricot contain lycopene, this substance can help prevent cancer and help to protect LDL cholesterol from oxidation, which may help prevent heart disease. 
• It helps destroy intestinal worms. 
• It may help remove gallstones. 
• It helps for preventing cancer in organs lined by epithelial tissue, due to its high vitamin A content.

Maximising The Benefits of Apricots

Dried apricots should be eaten with foods that are rich in Vitamin C so that iron absorption can be increased.

How much Apricots should Someone eat?

Dried or fresh apricots can be eaten freely. A handful of dried apricots supplies one fifth of an adult's daily potassium needs and between 10 and 20 percent of an adult's iron needs.

 

Source: USDA Nutrient Databases