Small in size but big number of benefits is how apricots can be best described. Apricots are a delicious and nutritious treat. They are rich in beta-carotene and dietary fibers. The high beta-carotene content helps maintain a good immune system, and improves eye and skin health. They are packed with essential minerals like calcium, potassium and iron, and hence are a dietary recommendation for anemia, improved bone health and hypertension.