The benefits of apricot in diabetes
The composition of delicate aromatic fruits has many components that give pleasure and benefit to healthy people. The question of the benefits of apricot in diabetes for a sick person must be decided on the basis of the recommendations of the attending physician and their own taste preferences.
Here are just some of the properties of fruits:
- contains antioxidants, a lot of potassium, provitamin A, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, fiber and makes up for their deficiency;
- increases hemoglobin;
- counteracts obesity;
- prevents goiter;
- removes toxins;
- improves brain activity;
- normalizes the acidity of the stomach.
When discussing the problem, there is advice to buy apricots with diabetes that are not ripe, arguing that there is much less sugar in them, and there are enough useful ingredients. Who will follow this advice should take into account that the laxative effect in such apricots is even stronger than in ripe ones.
- Apricot tree fruits are very useful for women who are expecting and nursing a baby. They prevent constipation, positively affect the fetus, lactation and milk quality.
Apricot fruits have different varieties and contain different levels of polyphenols, as summarized by Macheix et al. Chlorogenic acid (5-caffeoylquinic acid) is the dominant phenolic compound in apricots. Other phenolic compounds defined in apricots are neochlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, n-coumaric acid, ferulic acid and their esters. (+) - Catechin and (-) - epicatechin are also defined in apricot fruits and their products. Flavonols in apricots are mainly found in the form of glucosides and rutinosides of quercetin and kempferol, however, quercetin 3-rutinoside (rutin) predominates.  Apricot fruits contain different levels of phytochemicals, such as vitamins, carotenoids and polyphenols, which are decisive factors in the taste, color and nutritional value of fruits.
Apricots contain nutrients such as β-carotene, retinol, vitamin E and lycopene. , 
Unfortunately, apricots with diabetes can do much harm - first of all, due to the abundance of sugar. They are also incompatible with meat and some other products; due to their incompatibility, stomach troubles and a sharp rise in blood sugar can occur.
- However, no matter how many laudatory words addressed to honey fruits, one should not consider them a panacea and try to eat only them. A normal serving for a healthy person is limited: from 100 to 300 g per day.
Speaking of apricots, we mean first of all fresh fruits. Dry, canned, and frozen fruits and seeds have their own benefits. By the way, even the filling for homemade pies is made of the latter. Not to mention jam, pastille, compotes, teas, dumplings, pies and cakes, the recipes of which every housewife has.
Skillful hands use everything, including leaves and bark, resinous secretions of apricot tree. And not only as a food product, but also a cosmetic product. Women add pulp to shampoos, and ground bones to scrubs.
Apricot kernels for diabetes
Not everyone knows that bones can be useful, so they are thrown away calmly after eating fruits.
Apricot kernels are composed of glycosides, including amygdalin, oils, including oleic acid and linoleic acid, essential oils, such as benzaldehyde. In addition, apricot kernels contain polyphenols, such as flavonoids and, accordingly, gallic acid.  The presence of oleic and linoleic acids in the apricot kernel increases its nutritional and medicinal value. 
They have antiproliferative (anticancer),  antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal  and other pharmacological properties. 
Dried apricots with diabetes
Speaking about apricots in diabetes, one cannot fail to mention whether dried apricots are useful in diabetes. These are dried fruits with seeds removed. The polyphenolic profile of dried apricots is as follows: epicatechins, chlorogenic acid, rutin, ferulic and gallic acids. 
There are disagreements among experts on this issue. Some argue that dried apricots, like other dried fruits, are dangerous because they contain sugar in high concentrations. Others assert that the main thing is the glycemic index, and complications can be easily avoided by strictly dosing the products, and dried apricots - especially.
Numerous useful substances necessary for the diabetic's body speak in her favor. When choosing a dried fruit, pay attention to its appearance. Natural processing gives not as bright as chemical, but high-quality products. Chemicals make the product beautiful, but dangerous.