Calories, calories: 215
Protein, g: 5.2
Fat, g: 0.3
Carbohydrates, g: 51.0
Dried apricots - dried apricots, pitted. Refers to the dried fruit.
For the manufacture of dried apricots, dried apricot fruit in specially designated areas in the sun for six to eight days, and then it turns out the finished product. To make one kilogram of dried apricots need three or four kilograms of fresh apricots.
The best dried apricots - a large, clean, medium hardness and elasticity. Good looks bright, juicy orange color, but often it is a consequence of the use of special chemicals in the processing of raw materials to improve the presentation. Natural light fruit drying and fade slightly sereyut. If the technology of processing or storage of broken, dried apricots gets tough, there is a wine taste. Of such a product should be abandoned.
The main value of dried apricots that when dried retains most micronutrients. Dried apricots can boast high in vitamins, but minerals, including potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron and phosphorus, dried apricots significantly greater than that of fresh apricots. Lots of dried apricots vitamin B5, organic acids and pectin, effectively putting out of the body of heavy metals and radionuclides. The sweetness of dried apricots - a consequence of high levels of glucose, sucrose and fructose. Their combined share can be over 80 percent.
Eating dried apricots is recommended for anemia, impaired vision, heart disease and as a tonic. It helps to eliminate clogging of blood vessels and softens solid tumors, rejuvenates and strengthens hair. Vegetable fibers contained in dried apricots, help cleanse the bowel. Known as a means to strengthen the heart, increase hemoglobin. Is widely used in cooking when preparing desserts.
Dietary properties are mainly due to the predominance of potassium salts of sodium salts. The high content of magnesium can recommend apricots for the treatment of hypertension and some forms of anemia.
Dried apricots are used in cooking for desserts and confectionery. In powdered form apricots used as a condiment to make dishes sour-sweet taste and pleasant aroma. Apricots are added to fruit drinks and other beverages, sauces, soups, rice, used as a filling for sweet pies.