Fruits To Eat And Avoid If You Have Diabetes

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Fresh or frozen fruits are better than processed fruits straight from a can or jar, such as applesauce and canned fruit. processed fruits also include dried fruit and fruit juices. people with…. Dried fruit and foods containing dried fruit should be avoided by individuals affected by diabetes. fresh fruit is an abundant source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. however, the pitfalls to fresh fruit, including inconvenience, preparation, and short shelf life, can cause an individual to choose dried fruit instead.. Some fruits do contain more sugar than others, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t eat them if you have diabetes. the total amount of carbohydrates in a food affects blood sugar levels more than does the source of carbohydrates or whether the source is a starch or sugar. one serving of fruit should contain 15 grams of carbohydrates.. (more…)