What Fruit Can a Diabetic Eat
Can a diabetic eat fruit?
Fruit contains fructose, glucose and cane sugar all which are simple sugar. Before having fruits, diabetic patients had better to consult your doctor or a dietitian. Eat the fruit that you can eat.
If your condition and blood sugar are stable, you can choose some fruit to eat. When your FBS is under mmol/l, and PBG is less than 10mmol/l, HbA1C<7.5%, people can eat some fruit under the instruction of dietitian。 The best choices of fruit are any that are fresh, frozen or canned without added sugars. Choose canned fruits in juice or light syrup. Dried fruit juice are also nutritious choices, but the portion sizes are small so they may not be as filling as other choices.
Recommended fruits for diabetes people:
Less 10g sugar in 100 g fruits include: cucumber, watermelon, organge, pomelo, lemon, peach, plum, Chinese lute, pineapple, strawberry, cherry etc.
Fruits not often eating：
11-20g sugar in 100g fruits include: banana, pomegranate, muskmelon, tangerine, apple, pear, Litchi chinensis, mango etc.
More than 20g in 100g fruits:
Red dates, haw, raisin, persimmon, Hami melon, etc.
Most fruits have a low glycemic index because of their fructose and fiber content. Melons and pineapple have medium Gl values as do some dried fruits such as datesm rainsins. Overall, fruit is encouraged when using glycemic index to guide food choices.
For diabetics, fruit can is necessary as long as they choose the right fruit to eat. Learn more about diabetes diet
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