These apricot facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including apricot in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include apricot in your diet.
The apricot is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Dietary Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
The nutritional value of an apricot makes it suitable for:
- Losing weight
- Maintaining good general health
Avoid eating too many apricots if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of apricot.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Raw Apricot||1 medium sized (56g)||4||1||0||85|
|Canned Apricots in Juice (drained)||6 halves||9||2||0||170|
|Canned Apricots in Syrup (drained)||6 halves||12||2||0||210|
|Canned Apricots in Water (no sugar)||6 halves||4.5||1.5||0||95|
|Dried Apricots||3 (50g)||22||4.5||0||410|
|Apricot Drink (35% Juice)||1 glass (250ml)||20||1||0||75|
|Apricot Nectar (50% Juice)||1 glass (250ml)||32||0||0||540|