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Best 15 Fruits For Diabetics

Which are the best fruits for diabetics? This is the common question which arises in the minds of the diabetics as many of them believe that they can”t eat fruits as all fruits contain high sugar content. But there are lots of healthy fruits for diabetics which do not increase the blood glucose level and these fruits for diabetics could be said to be best fruits for diabetics. Fruits having these two characteristics are particularly beneficial fruits for diabetic patients: Low Glycemic Index -Fruits with low Glycemic Index(GI) are good for people with diabetes. Glycemic Index describes the effect of carbohydrates present in food materials on our blood glucose levels. Fruits with low GI will produce small change in our blood glucose and levels of insulin. Low GI fruits release the glucose slowly into the blood which avoids the sudden rise in blood glucose levels. This is an important factor in diabetes management. High Fiber content -Fruits especially rich in fiber are good fruits for diabetics as they have a low glycemic index. Fibers present in these fruits slow down the absorption rate of sugar in the bloodstream. Hence these are good fruits for diabetes. List of Best Fruits fo Continue reading >>

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  1. lthaus

    Good Fruit / Bad Fruit.

    What are your observations...
    I think I have no problem eating Green Granny Smith Apples.
    I'm not so sure about oranges at this time. I had some mandern
    oranges on my salad for lunch today.. I'll see in an hour or so.
    v.

  2. Lois

    I have never had a problem with the granny smith apples. Oranges are another thing. Eating an orange will throw my numbers to high. Because of that, I don't eat them or drink orange juice. There are plenty of fruits I love and apples are among them.
    How did it go with the mandarine oranges?

  3. cheryl

    I love granny smith apples too, I have had no problems with them, most fruit does not bother me and I do stay away from oranges for the most part, I will eat an orange if I am having a under 100 bg day. But I will not drink oj either makes me too high

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