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Himachal's red apricot can help fight cancer

Shimla, May 27 (UNI) Sanjeev Chauhan, a gardener in Shimla district has grown red coloured apricot (Red Bolero Apricot), which is a Spanish variety, in his garden. Apricots can also be eaten dried and its kernels are also sweet.
The people of the country will now be able to taste not only yellow but also red apricots. A gardener from Bakhol village of Kotkhai in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh has grown red colored apricot Red Bolero, which is a Spanish variety, in his garden. Its size is larger than that of the common apricot and its fresh shelf life is also ten days more than that.
The anti-aging property of Red Apricot Red Bolero is helpful in removing wrinkles from the face and is helpful in preventing premature ageing. The phenolic acid found in it prevents cancer cells from growing. That is, this variety is helpful in fighting cancer.
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