Apricots

Apricots

Apricots

The apricot is originally a native of eastern Asia, and is member of the Rose family.  From the color or these apricots and because they ripened early in the season, we believe that the apricots in this photo are a variety known as “Royal”, which were developed in France.  Apricots will ripen on the kitchen counter, and can be stored for about a week in the refrigerator.  Select apricots are free of blemishes.  When they ripen, they are slightly soft to the touch.  See the nutritional chart below.

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Apricots, raw

Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Scientific Name: Prunus armeniaca
Refuse: 7%
Refuse Description: Pits

Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion.

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Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error  
cup, halves 
155g
 
cup, sliced 
165g
 
apricot 
35g
Proximates
Water g 86.35 26 133.84 142.48 30.22
Energy kcal 48 74 79 17
Energy kJ 201 312 332 70
Protein g 1.40 22 0.336 2.17 2.31 0.49
Total lipid (fat) g 0.39 5 0.170 0.60 0.64 0.14
Ash g 0.75 32 0.054 1.16 1.24 0.26
Carbohydrate, by difference g 11.12 17.24 18.35 3.89
Fiber, total dietary  g 2.0 5 0.408 3.1 3.3 0.7
Sugars, total g 9.24 14.32 15.25 3.23
Sucrose  g 5.87 7 0.659 9.10 9.69 2.05
Glucose (dextrose) g 2.37 7 0.553 3.67 3.91 0.83
Fructose  g 0.94 7 0.271 1.46 1.55 0.33
Lactose g 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Maltose  g 0.06 1 0.09 0.10 0.02
Galactose g 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minerals
Calcium, Ca  mg 13 21 1.071 20 21 5
Iron, Fe  mg 0.39 21 0.018 0.60 0.64 0.14
Magnesium, Mg  mg 10 21 0.233 16 16 4
Phosphorus, P mg 23 21 0.424 36 38 8
Potassium, K  mg 259 21 4.464 401 427 91
Sodium, Na mg 1 18 0.036 2 2 0
Zinc, Zn   mg 0.20 21 0.011 0.31 0.33 0.07
Copper, Cu mg 0.078 21 0.006 0.121 0.129 0.027
Manganese, Mn  mg 0.077 21 0.002 0.119 0.127 0.027
Selenium, Se  µg 0.1 21 0.089 0.2 0.2 0.0
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 10.0 4 0.161 15.5 16.5 3.5
Thiamin mg 0.030 0.046 0.050 0.010
Riboflavin mg 0.040 0.062 0.066 0.014
Niacin mg 0.600 0.930 0.990 0.210
Pantothenic acid mg 0.240 0.372 0.396 0.084
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.054 1 0.084 0.089 0.019
Folate, total µg 9 4 1.450 14 15 3
Folic acid µg 0 0 0 0
Folate, food µg 9 4 1.450 14 15 3
Folate, DFE µg 9 14 15 3
Choline, total mg 2.8 4.3 4.6 1.0
Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamin A, RAE  µg 96 8 31.927 149 158 34
Retinol µg 0 0 0 0
Carotene, beta  µg 1094 8 346.051 1696 1805 383
Carotene, alpha µg 19 8 10.693 29 31 7
Cryptoxanthin, beta  µg 104 8 64.178 161 172 36
Vitamin A, IU IU 1926 8 638.531 2985 3178 674
Lycopene µg 0 0 0 0
Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 89 2 138 147 31
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.89 1.38 1.47 0.31
Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamin D IU 0 0 0 0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 16 µg 3.3 1 5.1 5.4 1.2
Lipids Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.027 0.042 0.045 0.009
4:0 g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
6:0 g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
8:0 g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
10:0 g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
12:0 g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
14:0 g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
16:0 g 0.024 4 0.037 0.040 0.008
18:0 g 0.003 4 0.005 0.005 0.001
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.170 0.264 0.280 0.060
16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
18:1 undifferentiated g 0.170 4 0.264 0.280 0.060
20:1 g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.077 0.119 0.127 0.027
18:2 undifferentiated g 0.077 4 0.119 0.127 0.027
18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
18:4 g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Cholesterol mg 0 0 0 0
Phytosterols mg 18 28 30 6
Amino Acids Amino Acids
Tryptophan g 0.015 12 0.023 0.025 0.005
Threonine g 0.047 12 0.073 0.078 0.016
Isoleucine g 0.041 12 0.064 0.068 0.014
Leucine g 0.077 12 0.119 0.127 0.027
Lysine g 0.097 12 0.150 0.160 0.034
Methionine g 0.006 12 0.009 0.010 0.002
Cystine g 0.003 12 0.005 0.005 0.001
Phenylalanine g 0.052 12 0.081 0.086 0.018
Tyrosine g 0.029 12 0.045 0.048 0.010
Valine g 0.047 12 0.073 0.078 0.016
Arginine g 0.045 12 0.070 0.074 0.016
Histidine g 0.027 12 0.042 0.045 0.009
Alanine g 0.068 12 0.105 0.112 0.024
Aspartic acid g 0.314 12 0.487 0.518 0.110
Glutamic acid g 0.157 12 0.243 0.259 0.055
Glycine g 0.040 12 0.062 0.066 0.014
Proline g 0.101 12 0.157 0.167 0.035
Serine g 0.083 12 0.129 0.137 0.029
Other
Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Caffeine mg 0 0 0 0
Theobromine mg 0 0 0 0
Flavonoids
Flavan-3-ols Flavan-3-ols
(+)-Catechin  mg 3.7 42 0.45 5.7 6.0 1.3
(-)-Epigallocatechin  mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
(-)-Epicatechin  mg 4.7 42 0.59 7.3 7.8 1.7
(-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate  mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
(-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate  mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
(+)-Gallocatechin mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Flavones
Apigenin  mg 0.0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Luteolin mg 0.0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Flavonols
Kaempferol mg 0.6 33 0.08 1.0 1.0 0.2
Myricetin  mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Quercetin mg 1.6 34 0.2 2.5 2.7 0.6
Isoflavones Isoflavones
Daidzein mg 0.0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Genistein mg 0.0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total isoflavones mg 0.0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin
Proanthocyanidin monomers mg 1.3 5 0.89 2.0 2.2 0.5
Proanthocyanidin dimers mg 1.3 5 1.06 2.1 2.2 0.5
Proanthocyanidin trimers mg 0.8 5 0.68 1.2 1.3 0.3
Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers mg 4.9 2 7.6 8.1 1.7
Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers  mg 2.2 2 3.4 3.6 0.8
Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) mg 0.8 2 1.2 1.3 0.3
 

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
Release 27   Software v.2.2.5
The National Agricultural Library

About Kimberly Hosler

An ethical vegan since June 2007, Kimberly is a NYS licensed Massage Therapist & a Director at All-Creatures. She serves as the current VP of the Albany Vegan Network and is the Founder & President of the Albany Vegan Lady Gang. She also enjoys volunteering at local Farm Sanctuaries. She lives in Upstate NY with her two kitties and senior blind yorkie and she also has two grown human children.

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