Dried Apricot

 

Dried apricots are the perfect snack to pick up, that are also a pick-me-up. They contain potassium, so dried apricots help to keep your nerves nourished.

What nutrients in dried apricots boost mood?
  • Fibre
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • 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
  • Container
  • Fridge

 

Top Tip: Dried apricots can last for up to six months in the fridge. 

Prep
  • Slice
  • Toss
  • Bake
  • Preserve

 

Top Tip: Pack dried apricots during a stroll for an energy boost. 

When Are They In Season?

Aussie dried apricots are grown all year round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

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

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

3-4 apricots (30g) counts 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 dried halves (30g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

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

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

3-4 apricots (30g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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