Summer Fruits for Diabetics

It can be difficult for diabetics to stay away from tempting sweet treats that can raise their blood sugar. It may sound cliché to call fruit, “nature’s candy”, but fruit can be a much healthier alternative to keep your blood sugar levels low while satisfying those cravings.

Here are some delicious fruits to add to your diet:

  • Apricots
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Cherries
  • Blueberries
  • Honeydew melon
  • Kiwi
  • Papaya
  • Nectarines
  • Tangerines

Here are some fruits to have in moderation:

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Cantaloupe
  • Avocado
  • Blackberries
  • Oranges
  • Strawberries
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Mango

Fruits are an essential part of a nutritious diet. It is important to note that not all fruits may be good for people living with diabetes. Eat them in moderation, consider their glucose index levels, practice portion control, and always monitor your blood sugar.


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