Apricot & Sea Buckthorn (Hippophaes) Jam
Uniquely delicious, dense, and flavorful jam of top quality from the family farms of Berryland in the outskirts of Attica. An ideal location for the production of various all-natural berry varieties of premium taste. This natural preserve is rich in vitamins, natural fibers & anti-oxidants, providing numerous health benefits for your diet. Enjoy and reap the health benefits while experience its rich texture and flavor!
HEALTH BENEFITS OF APRICOT
Apricots (Prunus armeniaca) are stone fruits also known as Armenian plums.
Round and yellow, they look like a smaller version of a peach but share the tartness of purple plums.
They’re extremely nutritious and have many health benefits, such as improved digestion and eye health.
1. High in potassium
Apricots are also rich in potassium, a mineral that is an active electrolyte related to transmitting nerve signals and regulating fluid balance.
When consumed in normal serving suggestions, apricot promotes maintaining healthy blood pressure while reducing the risk of stroke.
2. Very nutritious and low in calories
Apricots are very nutritious and full of essential vitamins and minerals.
In addition, is a lower source of zeaxanthin, beta carotene, and lutein, all of which are antioxidants that help fight free radicals in your body
3. Rich in antioxidants
Apricots are a great source of many antioxidants, including beta carotene and vitamins A, C, and E. They're also rich in polyphenol antioxidants called flavonoids, which have been shown to protect against various illnesses, including but not limited to diabetes and heart disease.
The main flavonoids in apricots are chlorogenic acids, catechins, and quercetin
4. Providing extra hydration
Apricots are high in water, content that assists blood pressure regulation, maintains normal body temperature, promotes joint health, and improves heart rate.
They're also an easy way to replenish water and electrolyte loss after exercise.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF SEA BUCKTHORN
Sea buckthorn is extracted from the berries, leaves, and seeds of the sea buckthorn plant (Hippophae rhamnoides), which is a small shrub growing at higher altitudes in the northwest Himalayan region.
Frequently referred to as the sacred fruit of the Himalayas, Sea Buckthorn can be applied directly to the skin or ingested.
A popular remedy in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicines, it may provide health benefits ranging from supporting your heart to protecting against diabetes, stomach ulcers, and skin damage.
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Apricot 40%, Hippophaes 30%, cane sugar, lemon juice, fruit pectin
*Apricot & Hippophaes are products of organic farming (in the process of certification)
Spread on toast, pancakes, biscuits, muffins, cheese, pastries and waffles. Drop a dollop on oatmeal, yogurt, or a smoothie bowl or use as a cake filling. Gluten-Free and NON-GMO product, suitable for vegetarians.