Apricot contains lots of water and has low energy value. It is extremely rich in pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene), a natural antioxidant that protects the body from free radicals and maintains the epithelium and mucosa. Two hundred grams of the fruit provides the daily needs of the pro-vitamin A.
Apricot contains a lot of potassium, which stimulates the heart. It is rich in precious minerals such as iodine, zinc, chromium and magnesium. As an excellent diuretic, it is recommended in case of a renal and cardiovascular disease.
It is proven that strengthens vision, bone, and tissue, improves concentration and memory, has a beneficial effect on blood vessels of the brain and also helps anemia because it contains folic acid and copper. Since it is rich in fiber, helps with digestion.
Also, apricot regulates blood pressure, asthma, and anxiety. Because of the high sugar content, it is not recommended for diabetics. People suffering from bloating and heartburn should avoid apricots.