What nutrients do apricot kernels contain?
One study reports that, depending on the type of apricot, the kernels are composed of:
Oils: From 27.7 to 66.7 percent
Proteins: Between 14.1 and 45.3 percent, of which 32 to 34 percent are essential amino acids
Carbohydrates: From 18.1 to 27.9 percent
Around 5 percent of the kernel is fiber.