The Apricot is a small tree, classified with the plum. The fruit is a drupe, yellow to orange in colour. There is a single seed in the middle. The native is said to be China. Greek physicians regarded it as a food medicine.
Research on Apricots says that it possess the highest levels and widest variety of carotenoids. Carotenoids prevent heart diseases and protects from cancer.
100 grams contains:
(The values are approximate only and not exact)