Opinions are divided about the origins of the apricot fruit. However, there are absolutely no doubts that it’s one of nature’s most amazing fruits. This stone fruit, which looks like a peach but actually tastes like purple plums, is sometimes referred to as Armenian fruit.
Apricot fruit usually weighs around 35 grams and can grow to be about 4-5cm in diameter. It has a single pit located in the middle, which is surrounded by its edible flesh that has a crunchy taste and aromatic smell. Inside the stony shell, lie encased Apricot seeds, which have their own powerful presence.
Apricots are packed with life-giving nutrients, including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Potassium, among many other amazing nutrients. They provide an excellent source of dietary fiber and a number of health-promoting phytochemicals and minerals. They are a low calorie-comprising food; containing 48 calories for every 100 grams.