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Organic Apricot (Pitted, Dried) Nature's Glory
Product of Turkey
Apricots are believed to have originated from China and spread to many parts of the world, being cultivated for over 4000 years.
Apricot juice is commonly used to help infants and adults in constipation. It is also commonly consumed as a dried fruit snack, being high in dietary fibre, sorbitol, phenolics, vitamin A, B-carotenoids (anti-oxidants) and minerals including potassium and copper (ash residue is approximately 3.5% by weight).
These, together with its other phytochemicals are believed to be involved their health-giving properties like regulating functions of the brain and strengthening heart muscles, maintenance of a healthy bone and teeth structure, blood system. It is also known to prevent anaemia and degenerative heart disease, high blood cholesterol, cataracts and arthritis. Recent research has found an inhibitor called chlorogenic acid in apricots which may offer protection from oxidative neurodegeneration in Parkinson disease.
Why are Nature’s Glory apricots distinguished
Nature’s Glory apricots are organically grown without the use of pesticides or chemicals and are not genetically modified. They are the only sun-dried without the use of sulphur. Sulphur and heat are used to hasten the drying process and preserve the colour of many commercially available apricots. This affects the taste and quality of apricots negatively. Our apricots meet the stringent Australian standards of organic certification and quality (ACO). Taste the fruit as it is! Enjoy as a healthy snack, in baking bread, cakes, muesli, oatmeal, jelly and other recipes.
Ingredients: 100% organic apricots.
Available: 150g, 500g
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