Dried apricots are a very good source of iron and iron is an important element in the fight against anaemia. Dried apricots contain copper, which helps the iron to be absorbed by the body. Daily use of dried apricots helps produce haemoglobin, which can be helpful for women with problems with the menstrual cycle. Dried apricots are rich in phyto-chemicals, which help to prevent cardiovascular diseases, reduce the level of harmful cholesterol and protect against cancer. Apricots contain vitamin A, which promotes good eyesight. Apricots are a good source of fibre and thus help prevent constipation and digestive conditions such as diverticulosis.