Apricots are a great food! They provide many minerals, vitamins and antioxidants that are valuable for a slim line and good health.
Here are five good reasons why you should eat (more) apricots.
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Good, light and great for the line – apricots have a particularly sweet taste, ideal to satisfy the desire for dessert, without adding too many calories. They contain about 30 per 100 grams.
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This time of year is perfect. Apricots are a seasonal fruit and therefore richer in nutritional properties. They also have a high satiating power, useful for fighting mid-morning or mid-afternoon hunger pangs.
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This fruit is, in fact, perfect for snacking. Instead of unhealthy chips or salty sticks. Or god forbid ice cream. It contains vitamins and minerals, such as iron, which are valuable in fighting fatigue and restoring energy to complete the rest of the day’s tasks.
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Therefore, it is time to give you good reasons why you should eat more apricots. And not only this summer. Whenever you succeed.
Apricots are rich in fibers that regulate the intestinal passage and encourage the disposal of toxins and excess waste substances.
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This fruit contains antioxidants, such as flavonoids, and minerals, such as potassium, which promote proper blood circulation, necessary to suppress swelling and fight fluid retention in the body.
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Apricots are a good source of vitamin C. This vitamin stimulates the production of collagen, a protein that helps keep the skin supple. Moreover, it helps suppress the inflammation that underlies many diseases, including cellulite.
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The fiber that apricots are rich in slows the absorption of sugar in the blood and keeps the level of insulin, the hormone that regulates hunger, at an optimal level, prolonging the feeling of satiety.
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The last, but certainly not the least important reason why we should eat apricots is our healthy, beautiful and supple skin.
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Namely, apricots are rich in vitamin A and carotenoids, including lycopene, which are valuable for skin recovery and tone.
Go for the apricots!
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