Low Sugar Fruits For Obesity Or Diabetes

18:31' 07-12-2017
Although fruit is important in our diet, many contain high amounts of sugar that can badly affect weight loss attempts, or exacerbate diabetes symptoms.

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    People who are overweight or suffer from diabetics should remember to eat low sugar fruits.

    • Strawberries have a very low sugar content, and contain high amounts of antioxidants and vitamin C, boosting your metabolism and immune system.

    • Peaches contain an average of only about 10g of sugar per fruit. They are also rich in fibre and antioxidants, helping to improve digestive health and support the immune system.

    • Blueberries contain an average of only 4-5g of sugar per 100g. They are rich in vitamin K and manganese, and are good for oral health.

    • Lemons contain very little sugar, with less than 2g sugar in one lemon. They are one of the richest sources of vitamin C.

    • Oranges contain only 12g of sugar. Rich in vitamin C and folate, they are also one of the best fruits to keep the immune system healthy and fight diseases.

    • Honeydew Melons (also called golden melons) contain only 11g of sugar per fruit. If you want to lose weight effectively, their potassium and vitamin K content can help.

    • Grapefruits can boost metabolism and energy throughout the day, thanks to their antioxidants, and contain only 11g of sugar in each one. If you are on medication for blood pressure you might have to avoid them, so ask your doctor for advice.

    • Avocados are becoming more popular for their many health benefits, because they contain omega-3 fatty acids, and have almost no sugar.

    • Apples have less than 10g of sugar, and their high level of antioxidants makes them a great benefit to overall health.

    Phung Nguyen

     

     

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