Apricot Power raw apricot kernels have a rare nutritional value. Though they’re not strictly organic certified, they’re completely natural and are free from any harmful chemicals and GMO. The premium apricot seeds have high levels of natural enzymes, vitamin B15, monounsaturated fats, vitamin E and are a decent source of dietary fiber and protein. This natural product is a perfect addition to your diet in case you like eating healthy, and is high on the priority list that prevents all kinds of illnesses. These bitter type kernels are air-dried by using very low temperatures. The benefit of this healthy snack is maintained by adding no preservatives or additives. Bitter makes better and the product gets sold as a spice and/or food item. However, if the taste is a bit too odd for you, you can use the apricot kernels as a spice in dishes, you can grind them, add honey or yoghurt to them. Raw apricot kernels help to boost the immune system, thus protecting the organism from infections, influenza and other viruses. Raw apricot seeds are also used in alleviating pain caused by arthritis and lowering high blood pressure. We said, that these kernels have a specific nutritional value and that’s because there is a certain substance called vitamin B17 (also known as Amygdalin or Laetrile). Today it’s common knowledge that vitamin B17 can be used for preventing or curing cancer types. In fact, apricot seeds are the best vitamin B17 source out of all fruits and there are people around the world claiming they have got rid of cancer tumors simply by eating apricot kernels.
You should be careful with the amount of apricot seeds you consume daily, because the amygdalin that is present in them is initially taken up by any cancer cells in the body, then converted into cyanide in the stomach. Cyanide is a dangerous toxin that can cause health problems, because the body can detoxify smaller amounts of it. That is precisely the reason people should watch on how many kernels they eat every day. If your dosage is moderate, you shouldn’t have any problems. For preventing purposes, an adult can eat about 10 kernels a day, while for fighting already existing cancer, the preferred amount is around 50 seeds.