Technically, any liquid intended for drinking is a beverage so named by a word derived from French and Latin verbs meaning ‘to drink.’ Healthy beverages are beverages with health benefits that attribute by its nutritional value. The use of healthy beverage for promoting health and relieving symptom is as old as the practice of medicine.

Saturday, July 02, 2022

Apricot nectar

Apricots have such a short growing season (about 10 weeks), only about 16 percent are sold fresh. The rest are canned, dried or made into nectar.

Nectar typically refers to a syrupy, sweet liquid, whereas juice is thin and runny. Apricot juice or nectar can be drunk on its own or used in recipes for food and drinks. Fruit nectar is defined as a drink made from fruit juice or pulp, water and sugar. Sometimes the sugar is replaced by honey.

Tasting a little bit like a peach but not quite as sweet, apricots are a small, round, and meaty fruit that grows heartily in the pleasant climates of California, southern Australia, and the Mediterranean. Frozen apricot nectar can be turned into a sorbet to make a healthy dessert.

The juice is a thick liquid made from pressing or pulverizing the fruit to squeeze everything out.

Beta-carotene found in apricots and their juice can help fight heart disease. This fruit is also high in vitamins A and C and chock-full of fiber. Vitamin A is thought to encourage good eye health, and both A and C offer powerful antioxidants, which fight diseases, including cancer.

Apricots nectar contain a considerable amount of calcium that helps improve bone health and prevents age-related osteoporosis. Apricot nectar also a good source of potassium. Potassium in apricots, especially when they are dried, is necessary for bodily functions such as metabolism; thus, it is important for muscle-building and body growth.
Apricot nectar

Top articles this week

Food Processing RSS

DBR - Process Technology News

Science of Nutrition RSS