Apricots have been renowned for centuries for their ability to combat illness. The health benefits of dried apricots have been attributed largely to their high beta carotene content. They are high in fiber, vitamins and minerals. They are the best alternatives to chocolates, crisps and other unhealthy snacks.

Sincerely Nuts offers premium quality dried apricots in two major types- Turkish and California. Apricots Turkish are famous all over the world because of their sweetness and flavor. They are handy and healthy snacks, which can be taken to office and school. They also add excellent flavor and chewy texture to breads and muffins. You can even add them to hot or cold cereal, salads and other dishes and take as breakfast. Apricots Turkish are rich in fiber content, which give you a satiated feeling for a long period of time.

Dried Apricots California are nutritious and yummy snacks. Gourmet magazine ranked Apricots California as the best dried apricots. They contain vitamin A, fiber, potassium and iron. They are tasty and have strong apricot flavor. They have well balanced sweetness and acidity. They are soft, moist and fruity. They are great for baking cakes, breads, puddings and other goodies, as they maintain their shape well. They are versatile and so it is very easy to add them in a variety of recipes. You can even combine them with meats, seafood and cheeses to make delectable appetizers. Dried Apricots California are also excellent for making side dishes, when used with carrots, sweet potatoes and green beans. They enhance the taste, flavor and texture of entrees like roasted chicken, roasted pork, lamb and a range of pasta dishes. Mix them with granola for snacks. Add them while making sauces, jellies, syrups and jams to boost their taste and nutritional benefits.

Health Benefits of Dried Apricots

Beta carotene in dried apricots helps ensure good eyesight and prevent vision impairment. If you take dried apricots Turkish or California regularly, you can resist vision deterioration caused by stress and aging. Dried apricots are also rich in minerals like iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin C. these nutrients are essential for regulating various natural body processes. Calcium is good for bones and teeth. Iron is essential for hemoglobin formation, which in turn helps make the process of transport of oxygen to organs smooth. It helps prevent anemia. The fiber content in dried apricots help treat constipation and make it easy for your system to flush out unwanted wastes. They are also helpful in preventing various skin diseases and combat fever. They are effective in melting fat deposits and help you get a healthier and slimmer body.

Naturally grown dried apricots California are excellent for your overall health. They help your body to fight infection and repair damaged tissues. They are cholesterol free and fat free snacks, which you can take as part of your daily diet. The antioxidants in dried apricots help eliminate free radicals from your body. The nutrients help prevent high blood pressure, headaches, heart disease, skin disorders, age related muscular degeneration and cataracts.