Come Diwali and people begin to share dry fruits, chocolates and sweets with each other as perfect Deepawali gifts. Right from office parties to family get-togethers, a box of dry-fruits is one of the most common form of gifty that you get. Dried fruits and nuts are said to be extremely healthy for your body and weight loss goals. Cashews, almonds, Raisins, dried apricots may be a little late but high on fats and carbs, but they are one of the most healthy forms of both the nutritients that you can get. Especially dried apricots or apricots fruits have tremendous health benefits. Rich in healthy fibre and low in calories, dried apricots make up for a super healthy snack to fill you up in the middle of meals of the day.
Dried Apricots and Fresh Fruits Weight Loss Benefits
Fibre is essential for a healthy weight loss. Healthy fibre helps your body take time digest and break down, it makes you feel full for a long time. Not just dried apricots but fresh fruit as well, both are rich in healthy fibre, that is known to help you reach your weight loss goals. You must control binging on unhealthy carbs when you are trying to lose weight. Apricots form as a healthy and tasty snack that keep you satiated for a long period of time so that you don't end up filling your stomach with unhealthy carbs.
Since they are rich in extremely healthy fibres, apricots also help keep digestive ailments at bay. Both fresh apricot fruits and dried apricot help prevent gastric disorder and also heal gut health. A clean and healed gut is very important for weight loss because a healthy digestive system helps proper metabolism making it easier for your body to burn fat. It is also help our body absorb nutritients from the food we eat in a better way.
Moreover, dried apricots or even the fresh fruit form are known to be low in calories compared to other dried fruits. With just 48 calories per 100 grams, apricots make up for a healthy snack for weight loss. You can munch on apricots once in a while in between meals to keep you full and your stomach healthy.
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However, even though apricots are nutrient-packed snacks to eat throughout the day, it is important that you consume the tasty treat in moderation. You don't want to binge on apricots, especially if you are having diabetes.
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