After eating the apricot, do not throw away the nut, because it is important. Its content is rich in protein, omega 6 fatty acids, vitamins B15 and B17, phosphorus, vegetable fat, vitamin E and PP. Take care with apricot nuts because they contain high levels of amygdalin (this is a toxic substance). It manifests in nausea, rashes, headache and fever. You should not worry about all this if you eat it in normal quantities. Eat a few nuts a day and remember that they are quite caloric (like all nuts).
Some people use apricot nuts as a substitute for almonds. Apricot nuts are rich in potassium, which protect against cardiovascular disease.
Nuts can be turned into oil, and it has a beneficial effect on dry and aging skin. The oil improves hair and scalp and helps against hair loss, tearing or flowering. It possess many useful and supportive properties for health care and appearance. So boldly use apricot oil in your cosmetics.
Be careful when buying apricot nuts (baked / packaged) because they have added salt (in larger quantities) and fat. The heat-treated nuts has a reduced water content. Yes, roasted nuts taste better, but are more vulnerable to oxidation. They quickly rot and have an unpleasant taste and odor. The best option is to remove it yourself from the fruit, dry the kernel and bake it before consumption, but not in high degrees and for a long time. It is good to soak the nuts for about 8-12 hours beforehand.
|17.6g dietary fiber|
|4mg. vitamine E|