Indus Organic Turkish Jumbo Dried Apricots, 1 Lb (1x3 Pack), Sulfite Free, No Added Sugar, Premium Grade, Freshly Packed
The apricot, Prunus armeniaca, Armeniaca vulgaris In Europe, apricots were long considered an aphrodisiac, and due to their high fiber to volume ratio, dried apricots are sometimes used to relieve constipation or induce diarrhea. Effects can be felt after eating as few as three. Research shows that of any food, apricots possess the highest levels and widest variety of carotenoids. Carotenoids are antioxidants that may help to prevent heart disease, reduce "bad cholesterol" levels and protect against cancer.Although initial studies suggested that antioxidant supplements might promote health, later large clinical trials did not detect any benefit and suggested instead that excess supplementation may be harmful. In traditional Chinese medicine, apricots are considered helpful in regenerating body fluids, detoxifying, and quenching thirst. Dried organic apricot, produced in Turkey are sweet and tasty. The color is dark because it has not been treated with sulfur dioxide. Sulfur dioxide is sometimes used as a preservative for dried apricots and other dried fruits owing to its antimicrobial properties, and it is sometimes called E220 when used in this way. As a preservative, it maintains the appearance of the fruit and prevents rotting.
Dried Apricots Want to Party
Try filling celery sticks with peanut butter or cream cheese, then topping with chopped dried apricots for a wonderful twist on an old favorite. For another taste adventure you can make a crunchier version with pretzel rods or apple slices as the base. Get creative and enjoy!
Dried Apricots Like to Mingle
I bet you have tried numerous different ingredients in green and fruit salads. Have you ever considered introducing a mouth-watering new flavor and texture dimension with chopped dried apricots? Give them a try and they may become your new culinary mvp.
Dried Apricots Enjoy Some Dessert
It is possible you have overlooked a tongue-tickling treat. Many people have indulged their chocolate fetish and failed to fully explore the tangy alternatives. How about trying your favorite ice cream served with some diced fruit and topped with chopped dried apricots? The possibilities are endless.