Apricots are small, golden orange colored fruits that belong to the Rosaceae family of fruit trees. Also known as Khubani, comprises of a centrally located single seed surrounded by crunchy aromatic edible flesh.
The health benefits are due to the significant content of vitamins, including vitamins A, C, K, E, and niacin, It is also a rich source of a number of other essential vitamins in trace amounts (less than 5% of daily requirement). They also have a good mineral content.
The minerals found in apricots are potassium, copper manganese, magnesium, and phosphorous. They are also a very good source of dietary fiber, like most fruits.