3 Reasons to Enjoy Apricots

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Apricots are those beautiful, sweet-tasting orange fruits that show up in the produce section during the summer months. They’re easy to snack on, and they offer a ton of nutritional benefits, too. Discover tasty ways to add this superfood to your meal plan with some of our best apricot recipes, and learn more about the health benefits of this healthful fruit below.

You’ll love these APRICOT RECIPES:

Slow-Cooker Chickpea Stew with Apricots
Apricot and Almond Chicken Salad
Banana Oat Pancakes with Apricot Compote
Moroccan Root Vegetable Tagine


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1. Apricots Help Fight Against Cardiovascular Diseases

They are very high in beta-carotene as well as lycopene, which aid in reducing your risk of developing atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases.

2. Apricots are an Excellent Source of FiberL

Apricots are an excellent source of fiber. Fiber plays a vital roll in how our digestive tract operates. Fiber keeps things moving, and that is vital to overall good health.

3. Apricots are Rich in Vitabmins

Apricots are also a wonderful source of vitamin A, C,  and potassium.

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2 Comments on "3 Reasons to Enjoy Apricots"

  1. ass hole  January 15, 2013


  2. Sandy  March 27, 2013

    You write sooooo welllllllllllll 😀 😀 love reading ur articles…i love apricots and and the fruit pics are making me wanna eat one right now….i love the fragrance of apricots n peaches…hmmm so divine 🙂
    I’,m gonna get this oil and add it to olive& almond oil for hair..Thanx so much for sharing 🙂


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