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Apricot

Apricot

Description

Apricot is a pink-orange colored fruit of the apricot tree, in the plum genus. The fruit contains a very high level of provitamin A carotenoids and moderate amounts of vitamin C and potassium.

Available May through August with peak season in June and July.

Note: Apricots should be a deep yellow or yellow-orange, plump, well-formed and fairly firm. Avoid dull-looking, soft or mushy fruit or very firm, pale yellow or green-yellow fruit.

Caloric Content

1 2 3
Calories: 51 83 119
Protein:1.481.28 .85 gm
Carbohydrates:11.721.630.37 gm
Fiber: .641.03 .73 gm
Total fats: .41 .16 .12 gm
Saturated fats:.029.011 .008 gm
Unsaturated fats:.262.102 .077 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 0 mg



1. Raw - 114 grams
2. Dried - 10 halves, 35 grams
3. Frozen, Sweetened - 1/2 cup, 121 grams

4 5 6
Calories: 20 87 70
Protein: .62 .50 .45 gm
Carbohydrates:4.93 22.3718.25 gm
Fiber: .33 .31 .34 gm
Total fats: .03 .04 .07 gm
Saturated fats:.002 .003 .004 gm
Unsaturated fats:.017 .022 .041 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 0 mg



4. Skinned, Canned, Water Packed - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 grams
5. Skinned, Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 gm
6. W/Skin, Canned, Heavy Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 85 gm

7 8
Calories: 22 41
Protein: .60 .50 gm
Carbohydrates:5.3710.5 gm
Fiber: .36 .35 gm
Total fats: .13 .08 gm
Saturated fats:.009.006 gm
Unsaturated fats:.084.053 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 mg



7. W/Skin, Canned, Water Packed - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm
8. W/Skin, Canned, Extra Light Syrup -3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm

Vitamin Content

1 2 3
Vitamin A:276925342033 IU
Thiamine: .032 .003 .024 mg
Vitamin B-2: .042 .053 .048 mg
Vitamin B-6: 057 .055 .073 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 0 mcg
Biotin: - - - mcg
Niacin: .636 1.05 .968 mg
Pantothenic Acid: .254 .264 .242 mg
Folic acid: 9.1 3.6 - mcg
Vitamin C: 10.6 .8 10.9 mg
Vitamin E: - - - IU



1. Raw - 114 grams
2. Dried - 10 halves, 35 grams
3. Frozen, Sweetened - 1/2 cup, 121 grams

4 5 6
Vitamin A:162913241046 IU
Thiamine: .018 .014 .017 mg
Vitamin B-2: .022 .020 .019 mg
Vitamin B-6: .049 .049 .046 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 0 mcg
Biotin: - - - mcg
Niacin: .393 .306 .320 mg
Pantothenic Acid: .083 .083 .078 mg
Folic acid: 1.6 1.5 1.4 mcg
Vitamin C: 1.6 2.2 2.6 mg
Vitamin E: - - - IU



4. Skinned, Canned, Water Packed - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 grams
5. Skinned, Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 gm
6. W/Skin, Canned, Heavy Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 85 gm

7 8 USRDA
Vitamin A:108610685000 IU
Thiamine: .018 .017 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2: .019 .017 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6: .045 .045 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 6 mcg
Biotin: - - 300 mcg
Niacin: .332 .504 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid: .077 .077 10 mg
Folic acid: 1.5 1.4 400 mcg
Vitamin C: 2.9 3.4 60 mg
Vitamin E: - - 30 IU



7. W/Skin, Canned, Water Packed - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm
8. W/Skin, Canned, Extra Light Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm

Mineral Content

1 2 3
Calcium: 15 16 12 mg
Copper:.094 .15.077 mg
Iron: .581.651.09 mg
Magnesium: 8 16 11 mg
Manganese:.084.096.061 mg
Phosphorus: 21 41 23 mg
Potassium: 313 482 277 mg
Selenium: - - - mcg
Sodium: 1 3 5 mg
Zinc: .28 .26 .12 mg



1. Raw - 114 grams
2. Dried - 10 halves, 35 grams
3. Frozen, Sweetened - 1/2 cup, 121 grams

4 5 6
Calcium: 8 7 7 mg
Copper:.061.058.066 mg
Iron: .49 .56 .26 mg
Magnesium: 8 7 6 mg
Manganese:.048.045.043 mg
Phosphorus: 15 13 11 mg
Potassium: 139 113 119 mg
Selenium: - - - mcg
Sodium: 10 12 3 mg
Zinc: .10 .09 .09 mg



4. Skinned, Canned, Water Packed - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 grams
5. Skinned, Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 gm
6. W/Skin, Canned, Heavy Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 85 gm

7 8 USRDA
Calcium: 7 81000 mg
Copper:.069.034 2 mg
Iron: .26 .25 18 mg
Magnesium: 6 5 400 mg
Manganese:.045.044 n/a mg
Phosphorus: 11 101000 mg
Potassium: 161 118 n/a mg
Selenium: - - n/a mcg
Sodium: 2 2 n/a mg
Zinc: .09 .07 15 mg




7. W/Skin, Canned, Water Packed - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm
8. W/Skin, Canned, Extra Light Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm

Amino Acid Content

 1 2 3 4
Tryptophan:.016.023.010.011 gm
Threonine:.05.046.029.023 gm
Isoleucine:.043.039.024.019 gm
Leucine:.082.075.047.036 gm
Lysine:.103.089.059.043 gm
Methionine:.006.006.004.003 gm
Cysteine:.003.004.002.002 gm
Phenylalanine:.055.053.031.025 gm
Tyrosine:.031.03.018.014 gm
Valine:.05.047.029.023 gm
Arginine:.048.049.027.024 gm
Histidine:.029.021.016.010 gm
Alanine:.072.063.041.031 gm
Aspartic acid:.333.293.190.141 gm
Glutamic acid:.166.129.096.062 gm
Glycine: .042.04.024.019 gm
Proline:.107.076.062.037 gm
Serine:.088.074.051.035 gm



1. Raw - 114 grams
2. Dried - 10 halves, 35 grams
3. Frozen, Sweetened - 1/2 cup, 121 grams
4. Skinned, Canned, Water Packed - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 grams

 5 6 7 8
Tryptophan:.009.008.011.009 gm
Threonine:.018.016.022.018 gm
Isoleucine:.015.014.018.015 gm
Leucine:.029.026.035.029 gm
Lysine:.034.031.041.035 gm
Methionine: .003.003.003.003 gm
Cysteine:.002.002.002.002 gm
Phenylalanine:.021.019.025.021 gm
Tyrosine:.012.010.014.012 gm



5. Skinned, Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 gm
6. W/Skin, Canned, Heavy Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 85 gm
7. W/Skin, Canned, Water Packed - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm
8. W/Skin, Canned, Extra Light Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm

 5 6 7 8
Valine:.018.016.002.018 gm
Arginine:.019.018.024.019 gm
Histidine:.008.008.010.008 gm
Alanine:.024.022.029.025 gm
Aspartic acid:.113.104.137.115 gm
Glutamic acid:.050.046.060.051 gm
Glycine:.015.014.018.016 gm
Proline: .030.027.036.030 gm
Serine:.029.026.034.029 gm



5. Skinned, Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 2 fruits, 2 tbls liquid, 90 gm
6. W/Skin, Canned, Heavy Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 85 gm
7. W/Skin, Canned, Water Packed - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm
8. W/Skin, Canned, Extra Light Syrup - 3 halves, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 84 gm

References

Kirschmann, John D. Nutrition Almanac: Nutrition Search. McGraw-Hill: New York. 1984.

Produce Availability & Merchandising Guide. The Packer. 1989.

Rosenthal, S. Fresh Food. E. P. Dutton: New York. 1978.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Composition of Foods: Fruits and Fruit Juices-Raw-Processed-Prepared. Washington D.C. 1982.

 


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