Apricot seeds were once very popular, particularly in the 1970s, because they were thought to cure cancer. People were eating large amounts of them.
Amygdalin, one of the compounds found in apricot seeds, converts to a cyanide-like compound in the body. The belief was that eating copious amounts of apricot seeds could kill cancer.
But plenty of published research on the topic has been inconclusive.
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In 1992 there was some research published in a British medical journal showing that amygdalin has no effect on cancer. However, there was a Korean study that showed that low doses of amygdalin had a positive impact on prostate cancer.
Overall, I think the jury is still out when it comes to the medicinal effects of apricot seeds.
In my opinion, almonds are probably just as good, if not better, than apricot seeds but with a lot less risk. I can’t see any harm from having four, five, or six apricot seeds a day. Apricots contain vitamin A, iron, and valuable prebiotics. Overall, apricot seeds are a good healthy food, but I don’t think they offer any killing power against Candida.