The apricot is considered to be native to China; It dates back more than 5000 years ago and it was discovered by Alexander the Great. It was introduced in Italy and Greece by Romans in 70-60 b.C.. It’s a summer fruit, yellow flesh, very nutritious. It’s maturation takes place between May and June. The taste is intense and sweet even if it contains little sugar; it has a content of 28 calories per 100 grams. Apricot is a valuable source of antioxidants to fight against aging and protect your eyesight.