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Everything You Need to Know about Dried Apricots

It is good to eat fresh apricots, especially when it is warm sunny weather outside. At such a time the apricots are filling themselves with vitamins and beneficial substances, taking them out of nature. However, after all, sometimes we cannot indulge ourselves with the fresh apricots. Therefore there is such dried fruit for this purpose as the dried apricots. This product is made from the apricot, or rather from one of its halves because other types of dried apricot are called quite differently. So, what is the difference between dried apricots and ordinary apricots, and what are the valuable properties while keeping them?
 

Useful Properties of Dried Apricots

First of all, we note that the dried apricots because of their molecular composition, are exclusively a dietary product. So, it contains moth that predominate over other types of salts (sodium or manganese), which makes it dietary. The dried apricots have a positive effect on the gastrointestinal tract, making the food assimilation more correct and quick. Of course, this does not mean that having saturated with fatty and heavy food, it is enough to eat a couple of slices of the dried apricots, and it will instantly become easy and painless, no. This means that the dried apricots can be consumed after lunch or dinner, and especially effective in the day when the more energy is needed to start a work of organism. The dried apricots also have an effect on the cleansing of the digestive system, in particular, having a beneficial effect on the intestines.
 
The dried apricots have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system. It contains a large amount of magnesium, which is especially useful in diets, and also promotes the treatment of hypertensive diseases. Among other things, the magnesium also has a beneficial effect on anemia, restoring the "blood" balance in the body.
 
And now, what can be said about the vitamins. So, the dried apricots composition includes the following groups of vitamins:

- vitamin A;
- group of vitamins B;
- vitamins PP and C.
 
Vitamin A has a positive effect on the work of all life support organism's systems, in particular on the work of the genitourinary system, nervous and digestive systems. It promotes the easy behavior of diuretic processes, in addition, dried apricots in this regard is used as a medical drug. For this it is recommended to make tinctures and broths on the basis of the dried apricots in order to prevent the development of problems with the genitourinary system.
 
Vitamins PP and C have a beneficial effect on the central nervous system, promote the beneficial absorption of iron in the organism and stimulate the work of the endocrine glands, which in turn is very useful. By the way, the dried apricots are useful for smokers and those who want to get rid of this harmful habit. First, the dried apricots discourage the desire to smoke, suppressing it with its smell and taste, and secondly, it has a beneficial effect on the organism, so do not be afraid that after smoking you will fall back to the excessive obesity. 

Dried apricots are recommended for people suffering from sugar diseases − diabetes and so on. In dried apricots there is a considerable amount of natural fructose. However, there is practically no sugar in its pure form. For these reasons, many nutritionists recommend not only dried apricots, but also other dehydrated fruits that stimulate the work of our body and are "unloading" its products.
 
The dried apricots are low-calorie and have only 230 kcal per 100 gms. It should be noted that the calories, contained in dried apricots, are natural and light, so they are easily digested. Another useful property of dried apricots is the inference from the organism of cholesterol. This is especially useful for people who are overweight, and especially for those, who want to lower this cholesterol. An essential advantage of the dried apricots is a beneficial effect on the male reproductive system. The dried fruit stimulates the production of sex hormones, which in turn will save problems in this regard.
 
The dried apricots also have a beneficial effect on the children. As you know, there is hypervitaminosis with many of them at an early age. This ailment develops in the young organism by itself, or the parents at some point clearly overdo it with vitamins. Therefore, the use of the dried apricots stabilizes the amount of vitamins in the baby's organism and allows it to get rid of this annoying disease.
 

Harmful Qualities of Dried Apricots

In fact, the dried apricots as a whole have almost no harmful effect on the human organism. The only thing to remember is the dosage, as in any other product. Also, it is better for the people with low blood pressure to refrain them, as this dried fruit relaxes the veins and capillaries, which is undesirable under the reduced pressure.

Thus, the dried apricots, like most of the other dehydrated fruits, are a very useful product, which should be consumed absolutely without exception.

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