Apricot

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Apricot
Apricot

Apricot is an yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach;

It is an asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach;  a shade of pink tinged with yellow.

Fun facts about apricot

  • Are you aware that apricots are a member of the rose family?
  • Are you aware that there are many varieties of apricots; Pattersons, Blenheims, Tiltons, Castlebrites?
  • Are you aware that apricots may be eaten raw or cooked?
  • Are you aware that apricots are a relative of the peach?
  • Are you aware that that apricots ripen earlier than most

Other summer fruits

  • Are you aware that that apricots are very sweet?
  • Are you aware that that any recipe that contains peaches or nectarines can be substituted with apricots?
APRICOT
Portion 100 g
Vitamin A, IU 368 IU
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 17.6 mg
Protein 0 g
Total lipid (fat) 0 g
Carbohydrate, by difference 13.53 g
Energy 53 kcal
Sugars, total including NLEA 13.53 g
Sodium, Na 6 mg


Nutritional information on Apricot

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NB:Carbohydrate, by difference(total carbs-fiber) is also called net carbs

 

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