Apricots and Figs
Dried apricots contain vitamin C and A, copper, fibre and potassium. They’re a prime source of antioxidants that help lower your risk of developing cancer, can improve eye health, strengthen bones, keep your electrolytes in balance, and have a high fibre content that reduces bad cholesterol and helps you lose weight. Dried apricots contain potassium that keeps blood pressure levels stable while their iron content helps prevent anemia.
Figs never lose their potency even when dried! They contain vitamins A, C, E and K and others, and minerals such as calcium, copper, iron and potassium. Dried figs are rich in antioxidants and provide relief from constipation because of their high fibre content. Dried figs can also reduce inflammation, and its potassium helps control high blood pressure by increasing salt excretion.