Apricots, like prunes, have a delicious sweet taste as the result of a type of ‘sugar’ called sorbitol. Fortunately for us, our digestive enzymes are unable to absorb this sugar. This is why sorbitol can be safely used to sweeten diet or diabetic treats. And if you need to boost your digestive system function, Apricots will do the trick.
- High in energy
- High in Carbohydrate
- Source of dietary fibre
- Optional: Dried apricots are generally regarded as a LOW GI food.