Apricot - not only tasty but also very useful fruit , so its use
in food can benefit your health.

Description Apricot Apricot - the name of the eponymous fruit tree
and fruit. Apricot is the birthplace of China, from which gradually spread
around the world. In Europe, apricots came from Armenia in transit (from the name
This is called apricot mills in botany - in Latin
armeniacus means Armenian). Currently, apricots widespread
worldwide, mainly in the temperate climate located in
zone. Fruits - medium size, oblong-flattened berries,
depending on the grade from 2 to 4 cm in diameter, with a large solid stone
inside. Depending on the variety of apricot color can vary from pale yellow
to juicy orange with red veins and dots. Apricots are perishable
fruit, so to transport over long distances, they tear
earlier ripening, almost green, and they ripen already on the road.
In the food used as not only the fruit but also apricot kernel juice and
bones. In Russian, apricot, depending on the type and method of preparation
has several names: * zherdela - it's sort of apricot, characterized by small
size and characteristic sweet taste * whisper - a bit larger slightly dried
the fruit of the pre-bone pulled out * apricots - whole dried fruit
with bone * kaisa - fumigated with sulfur dioxide and slightly dried fruit, pitted
* Dried Apricots - halves dried fruit fumigated with sulfur dioxide and dried
in the sun for several days in the composition of apricot 100g. apricot contains:
* Water - 86 g * Protein - 0.9 g * Fat - 0.1 grams * Carbohydrates - 10.8 g (including
mono-and disaccharides - 9 g), * cellulose - 8 grams * Pectin - 0.7 g * Ash - 0.7
r * Organic acids (malic, citric, tartaric) - 1 g abrikosVitaminy
Apricots: * Vitamin A (beta carotene) - 1.6 mg Vitamin E (tocopherol)
- 0.95 mg Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) - 10 mg Vitamin B1 (thiamine)
- 0.03 mg Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) - 0.06 mg * Niacin (vitamin B3 or PP)
- 0.7 mg * Folic acid (vitamin B9) - 3 mg Nutrients in apricots:
* Potassium - 305 mg * Calcium - 28 mg * Magnesium - 8 mg * Sodium - 3 mg * Phosphorus
- 26 mg of trace elements in apricot: * Iron - 700 mg * Iodine - 1 mg * Cobalt
- 2 g * Manganese - 220 mcg * Copper - 140 mcg * Zinc - 82 mg * Fluorine - 11
g Calories 100 g apricot apricots contains on average about 40-47
kcal. Benefits apricot apricots used in medicine as a fresh and
in dried form. Due to the high content of potassium and iron, apricots and
Apricot juice is an indispensable product in the diet of pregnant women
as well as patients with cardiovascular diseases and anemia. Use
apricots appoint people suffered a heart attack when arrhythmias, myasthenia gravis, failure
cardiovascular and other diseases, as well as patients who use a number of
medications (particularly diuretics and cardiac glycosides).
Apricot juice is a diuretic and anti-infective properties, has
hematopoietic and anti-cancer effect is a mild laxative, zhazhdoutolyayuschim
and antipyretic agent. Apricot juice is indicated for coronary artery disease
cardiac arrhythmia, cardiovascular diseases, leading to edema
and high blood pressure, constipation, tuberculosis, anemia, skin diseases,
obesity. It is also useful oil extracted from apricot pits - thanks
its low viscosity is used as a solvent for some drugs
preparations for subcutaneous and intramuscular injection. Also apricot
oil use in the manufacture of certain medicinal ointments and cosmetics
funds. Contraindications for use include apricots, ripe fruit
significant amounts of sugar (20%), so their use is contraindicated
patients with diabetes mellitus.

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