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Macro Monday! – Apricots – why are they so useful?

Apricots are among our favorite summer fruits. They are loaded with vitamins and fiber. Apricots quickly fast hunger without overstressing calories. See why apricots are so useful.

Apricots are a fiber bomb. The high content of these magical ingredients promotes digestion and stimulates the exchange of substances. Fresh apricots, too, fasten us fast without taking too many calories. In addition, 100 grams of fresh apricots contain only 50 calories.

Apricots are one of the most suitable fruits to fight bad LDL cholesterol. If you want to lower its levels, do not hesitate to eat at least 200-300 grams of fresh apricots a day. In combination with the right diet, you will lower your bad cholesterol levels for a month.

Apricots are among the fruits from which you can get the most vitamin A. Only 100 g of apricots deliver 64% of the daily vitamin A needed. This vitamin is very important for the health of the eyes, a well-functioning immune system, and for reproductive health. In addition, apricots contain ingredients that help dissolve accumulated fats and discard them from the body.

Potassium is a mineral that is important to the overall health of our body. He cares our body to maintain fluid balance without holding water or remaining dehydrated. In addition, potassium is one of the minerals responsible for healthy bones, as well as for normal blood pressure. Potassium is also among the minerals responsible for a healthy heart.

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  1. I did not know these useful facts, about apricots but they are also good for bone health as well.
    It is too warm to produce good apricots in Auckland but my sister Janet had an apricot tree in Gisborne when she used to live there.

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