People these days are luckily turning to healthy eating. It is widely understood ad learnt that carbs are the major culprits behind weight gain, body inflammation, fat deposits etc. There are fruits too that are high in sugar content and have a high GI index and can quickly spike insulin. With low carb diets, people usually tend to stay away from fruits. Well, here we have listed a few low-carb fruits that you can include in your diet depending on the macros for the day.
Star fruit- It is also good for diabetic patients. But you make sure not to go overboard with this one. Contains 8.8 gram of carbs per 100 grams.
Oranges- Orange is a citrus group of fruits and they contain high amount of vitamin C. It is a seasonal fruit and helps to keep the blood sugar level in control. It also helps to prevent influenza infection as it has cold resistance property. Contains 8.9 grams of carbs per 100 gram.
Avocado- Avocados not only make a low-carb food item, but also can be used in many dishes, both sweet and savory. Avocados also are high in essential fats, that make a full-filling and great for ketogenic diets. Contains 12.8 gram of carbs per 100 grams.
Cherries- They are less in GI values, (20, sometimes less than 20) so they are good for diabetic patients and great fit for a low-carb meal. Contains 12 gram of carbs per 100 grams.
Berries- Berries are very well known for their antioxidant properties. They help to detox your body and also reduces blood sugar levels. Different types of berries are available like strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cranberries etc. You can eat whatever of your choice.
Peaches– Peaches are also low in GI value and carbs and they can be consumed by the diabetic patients to control blood sugar level. Contains 10 gram of carbs per 100 grams.
Amla- Amla is a rich source of vitamin C. They not only take care of your silky hair but also helps to reduce blood sugar level. Contains 15 gram of carbs per 100 grams.
Watermelon- Watermelon are also low in GI value but they can be eaten in moderate amount. Also keeps you hydrated. Contains 11.6 gram of carbs per 100 grams.
Apples- Not the least, apple has the maximum health benefits among the fruits and they are also good in controlling blood sugar level. Contains 14 gram of carbs per 100 grams.
These are some fruits which you can consume without any fear if you have diabetes with their added benefits. But wash the fruits thoroughly before you eat them as now fruits are colored with artificial colors to look them fresh. If you don’t wash them before you eat, they may cause severe health issues.
**The carb values are approximate.