Eat Apricot and Treat Your Heart

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Apricot is a common fruit, packed with two important types of carotenoids that have been shown to help prevent the major diseases, heart diseases, cancer and macular degeneration.

Apricot the world’s healthiest fruit

The sugar-kissed little ball of sunshine, apricot is considered as one of the world’s healthiest fruits. Apricot is a common fruit, packed with two important types of carotenoids that have been shown to help prevent the major diseases, heart diseases, cancer and macular degeneration.

Although the apricot is often overlooked by preferring other common fruits such as the apple, orange, pear or banana, it is superior to many other fruits in its nutritional value and taste. But many people are not aware of its health benefits.

There are many varieties in apricots, differing in their color and taste. Yellow and golden-orange type apricots are better than the other types. You can choose an apricot that suits your taste. Many people are in favor of dried apricots. They can be stored for a longer period. Packing it and transporting it is also very easy compared to other fruits.

Health benefits of apricot


1) An apricot is a rich mine of nutrients. It keeps down calories and helps weight maintenance.

2) The special health benefit of apricot is that it contains no fat. It has a small amount of carbs and so is good for all.

3) Apricot is more nutrient with carotenoids, fiber and vitamin C. It is good for sight.

4) It contains powerful antioxidants such as lycopene help building up the immune system.

5) Apricot is also a source for potassium.

6) Researchers say that people who eat these beautiful apricot fruits regularly have high carotenoid level and less heart problems.

Apricot is a favorite fruit of children. Dried apricots can be given to them as snacks when they return from schools. In the globalized world, dried and canned apricots are available throughout the year. But fresh dark yellow apricot fruits that are available in summer.

Eat apricot and treat all major diseases.

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Apricot, Cancer, Carotenoids, Daily Diet, Heart Diseases, Macular Degeneration, Nutritious

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author avatar Retired
22nd Aug 2013 (#)

Thanks for the interesting and useful information, otherwise I love carrots ...

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author avatar vpaulose
24th Aug 2013 (#)

Thank you for your loving comment.

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author avatar Judy Ellen
22nd Aug 2013 (#)

Thank you for this great advice! I love apricots!! With all your advice we have no excuse to not get healthy! I was just wondering since I hardly ever see fresh apricots in the store, would dried apricots also have the same health benefits?

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author avatar vpaulose
24th Aug 2013 (#)

I always think of your appreciation and thank you for your loving comments.

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author avatar Delicia Powers
22nd Aug 2013 (#)

Wonderful fruit and very good advice, thanks valpose...:0)

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author avatar vpaulose
24th Aug 2013 (#)

Thank you my sister.

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author avatar vpaulose
24th Aug 2013 (#)

Thank you my sister.

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author avatar kaianni
23rd Aug 2013 (#)

Thank you for the facts on this great fruit! I like them dried as well as fresh.

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author avatar vpaulose
24th Aug 2013 (#)

Thank you dear for your loving comment.

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author avatar Trillionaire
23rd Aug 2013 (#)

Thank you I did not realize apricots was so healthy.

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author avatar Victor19
7th Sep 2013 (#)

Thank you for your article. I like apricots - fresh or dried

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author avatar Victor19
7th Sep 2013 (#)

Thanks for your informations. I love carrots, together with other vegetables

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author avatar Souvik
1st Oct 2013 (#)

Dear Paoloseji,
Very good article. I never knew about apricot.
Best wishes,

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