The center of natural occurrence and area of apricot is difficult to define due to its early domestication (3000 BC). Most likely it originates from China and in ancient times was also present in Armenia where it has gotten its name. It is thought that Alexander the Great has brought it in Europe from his campaigns in those parts of the world.
Although fibers are not digested in a humans’ organism they are vital to its health. Fibers have the ability to pool the water from the intestines, in order to insure movement of their content. These indigestible fibers also collect the harmful chemicals that ended up in the intestines, and some of those chemicals can be cancerous. If we don’t take enough fibers we could be subdued to illnesses based on the entrapment.