Last updated 21st August 2016. Dried apricots are a type of traditional dried fruit.
They are a popular snack that is eaten in many different countries around the world.
Here are a few facts about dried apricots;
- Dried apricots are an important source of carotenoids (vitamin A) and potassium.
- Due to their high fiber-to-volume ratio, they are sometimes used to relieve constipation or induce diarrhea.
- They normally do not have any sugar added and have a low glycemic indexC.
So can hamsters eat dried apricot?
No they can’t unfortunately, they are unable to eat sticky foods at all.
There are better types of dried snack that they can eat such as dried mango, which Syrian’s and Roborovski’s can eat.