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Diet Guide & Principles

Here’s How Diabetics Can Eat Fruits

May 26, 2017
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Best Fruits for Diabetics

It’s true that most fruits are high in natural sugar, and are often touted as ‘Nature’s Candy’. But does that mean you as a diabetic should give up on all fruits?

Not at all! Fruits are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber and should be made a part of a diabetes-friendly diet. The key is to treat fruit as a sweet “treat” and eat it only in moderation. As long as you keep your total carbohydrate intake low, there’s no reason why fruits can’t be a part of a healthy LCHF diet.

However, there are some fruits that are better than others for your diabetic diet. While all fruits are rich in vitamins and minerals, some have a high GI value and should be consumed only occasionally, while being doubly strict about the portion size.
With fruits, it’s crucial to keep an eye on portion sizes and to completely stay away from fruits canned in syrups or with added sugar. Satisfy your sweet tooth and keep your blood sugar in check with our tips on how diabetics can eat fruit!

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Maneera Saxena Behl

Maneera Saxena Behl

Health and Fitness Enthusiast
Maneera is a health and fitness enthusiast who is also a firm believer in the power of dietary supplements. A health buff, she likes to help others improve their overall well-being by achieving the right balance between nutrition, exercise and mindfulness.