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Dried apricot

This fruit is a member of the peach family; it is a small fruit, in orange and golden yellow color, with velvet skin and flesh, not too juicy but very tender and sweet. Dried apricots are rich sources of beta-carotene and fiber. Although dried apricots or Qeysi and canned apricot are available all over the year and every time, but fresh apricots, which contains rich source of vitamin C, only can be found during the three months of summer in the country. Like other dried fruits, Qeysi also contains high amounts of nutrients such as fiber for diet, vitamin C, vitamin A, beta carotene, iron, potassium, and etc. consumption of 3 Qeysies provides about 50 calories energy. Dried fruit have long durability and are available all over the year, this issue caused popularity of dried fruits usage.