Dried apricots are pitted. The history of apricots goes back to the distant past, hiding from us many secrets of the fruit. Hard to say where he was born, supposedly the birthplace of apricot is somewhere in central Asia. This is one of the most superb sub-tropical fruits.
To produce dried apricots the fruits are dried in specially designated places in the sun for six to eight days, after which the finished product is produced. To produce one kilogram of dried apricots there should be three to four kilos of fresh apricot.
The main value of dried apricots is that even dried it preserves the majority of the vitamins micro elements. Dietary properties are mainly due to a significant predominance of the potassium salts.
Dried apricots are unique due to fact that it retains virtually all of the substances and vitamins contained in the fresh fruit. It is popular and stable in demand. Dried apricots are often used in its natural form. This, incidentally, is very correct way to consume dry apricots.
Dried apricots are very tasty, nutritious and nourishing. They have a number of very useful to the health properties. It has been long known that broth of dried apricots without sugar has diuretic effect and help against edema. They are widely used in the comprehensive therapy of many diseases of the circulatory system and kidneys.
Dried apricots are very useful for people suffering from diseases of the thyroid gland, and it has been proved scientifically. Also useful for people suffering from diabetes. This dried fruit is better than fresh one compared by its vitamins value and help opening up blockages and soften tumours. More sweet varieties help eliminate bad smell in the mouth.
Consumption of the fruit lowers blood sugar levels, improves the work of the pancreas, which is responsible for how much sugar is contained in our blood. Dried apricots are very good for children with hypovitaminosis and vitamin deficiency. It should be noted that is almost everybody has hypovitaminosis during the winter and especially spring time. In those seasons, dried apricots are very useful. Apricots can help restore your body’s necessary level of vitamins and lift your mood and relieve fatigue. It is very helpful in dealing with all kinds of stress.
Store dried apricots at home in a dark dry place. Then the properties of this dried fruit are preserved best.
Health benefits dried apricots:
- preserves the majority of the vitamins micro elements
- significant predominance of the potassium salts
- retains virtually all of the substances and vitamins contained in the fresh apricots
- tasty, nutritious and nourishing
- broth of dried apricots without sugar has diuretic effect and help against edema
- useful for people suffering from diseases of the thyroid gland
- help opening up blockages and soften tumours
- useful for people suffering from diabetes
- help eliminate bad smell in the mouth