Apricot

 

Eat on the bright side with apricots. Bursting with flavour, rich in vitamin C and a source of niacin (vitamin B3), they’ll boost your brain all day long.

What nutrients in apricots boost mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Fibre
  • Potassium
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Natural fruit sugars
  • Beta-carotene (antioxidant)
  • Low GI carbohydrates

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How to Store and Prepare

Store
  • Fruit bowl
  • Fridge

Top tip: Once ripened in a fruit bowl, pop in the fridge to keep bananas fresh for a few more days.

 
Prep
  • Slice
  • Toss
  • Grill
  • Bake
  • Preserve

Top tip: Apricots can be preserved to lengthen their life.

 

When Are They In Season?

Aussie apricots are in season from November to February.

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Daily Recommended Amount

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

2 apricots (150g) count as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

The name apricot is thought to come from the Latin word for 'precious'

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for two apricots (150g) are: 

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Daily Recommended Amount

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

2 apricots (150g) count as 1 serve of fruit.

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