- People with diabetes should not eat fruits along with a meal. Have it two hours before or after a meal.
- Never have fruit juice. Eat the whole fruit as it delays the absorption of sugar in the body.
- Fruits such as mango and jackfruit are loaded with sugar. So only consume the quantity advised by your dietician.
The red grapefruit is sweet, sour and juicy and is a very healthy choice of fruit for people with diabetes. Start the day with half a grapefruit. It is a power house of Vitamin C and helps reduce LDL cholesterol.
Add berries to your diet and enjoy low calorie food with maximum health benefits .Berries are a good source of anti-oxidants, fibre and various vitamins and minerals the body needs to function normally. They are also low in carbohydrates. They give a feeling of fullness, help lose weight and prevent disease.
Water melon, muskmelon and honeydew are rich in vitamin B and C, as well as beta-carotene, potassium and lycopene. A slice of any of these melons will provide the necessary vitamins .Melons have low caloric value, Cantaloupe is a good source of dietary fibre, folate, magnesium, copper, and vitamin K.
A peach is a good source of vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamin E and vitamin K. Peaches are also a source of thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, niacin, folate and pantothenic acid. It is also low in carbs and a good source of potassium and fibre.
The Kiwi fruit is a power house of potassium, fibre, and vitamin C. It is a low carb fruit and is good for people with diabetes.
Oranges are known for their vitamin C content. They are also low-carb and contain potassium.