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5 Fruits To Eat When You Have Diabetes

5 Fruits To Eat When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes requires a lot of caution especially in terms of lifestyle and diet. There are several foods individuals are advised to include a lot of fruits in their diet.  A healthy diet for diabetes will help you manage your weight as well as provide necessary nutrients. However some fruits have been known to spike blood sugar levels more than others. You need to look for a diabetes-friendly fruit to help maintain a healthy range.  Below are 5 fruits that you need to add to your diet if you have, or know someone with diabetes.

 

1.Peaches for Metabolism-Boosting Potassium

Many people are fans of these sweet fruits which tend to grow in the backyard tree. Peaches are diabetes-friendly as they contain vitamins A and C, potassium, and fiber.

2. Apricots for a Scrumptious, Fiber-Rich Bite

One apricot has just 17 calories and 4 g of carbohydrates. They are rich in vitamin A  and are a good source of fibre.

3. Apples

An apple a day keeps the doctor away so why not have one as part of your meal or snack.  Apples have 21g carbs and  are high in fiber and are a good source of vitamin C. The skin is rich in antioxidants.

4. Oranges

The refreshing citrus fruit is filled with all the goodness of vitamin C. Oranges also contain folate and potassium, which may help normalize blood pressure.

5.  Kiwi

The zesty green fruit is a good source of potassium, fiber, and vitamin C.

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