Apricots are a great source of vitamin A , they are good for anti aging, anticancer, and antioxidants. It helps the cells communicate with each other and promotes a strong immune functions. Vitamin A helps protect your eyes. Other benefits are they are rich in fiber and potassium. Apricots contain tryptophan that promotes sleep. Since apricots are only 17 calories, it make a great healthy snack. Fresh apricots are in season May through August.