The beta-carotene present in apricots has antioxidant properties. There even exists a theory that this element can save the body from cancer. Of course, it is better to use it daily, but in small portions. This way, you can even significantly slow down the aging process. Dried apricots have a lot of vitamin C and vitamin E. Vitamin C has greatest benefit to the immune system, and vitamin E expands blood vessels and regulates the functioning of our nervous system. Dried apricot can be both a medicine and a prophylactic substance in the case of the following diseases: violation of the digestive system, malfunction of the heart, abnormalities in blood circulation, renal dysfunction, anemia, vitamin deficiency, weak immunity. In 100 g of dried apricots there are about 70 g of water, 25.16 g of carbohydrates, 4 g of dietary fiber, 1.17 g of proteins and 0.15 g of fat.
B vitamins remain safe during drying. In apricots there is pyridoxine (B6), vitamin B5, riboflavin (B2). There is also vitamin PP (0.85 mg), and C (1.4 mg). Dried apricots have the following trace elements. In 100 g of dried apricots there is 0.14 mg. of copper, 1.52 mg of iron, manganese (0.09 mg) and zinc (0.24 mg). A person can eat no more than 150 g of dried apricots a day. In 150 g of dried apricots there is sufficient amount of all needed vitamins and trace elements.