Fruits and vegetables are essential foods in any balanced diet, but because of their sugar content, some should be consumed in moderation to people watching their figure and diabetics. Here is the top of the sweetest fruits.
Moderate daily consumption of a natural, unprocessed food, such as fruit, is healthy. Rich in vitamins and minerals, fruits contribute to the proper functioning of the body. And thanks to their fibers, they are the allies of a good transit. They also participate in maintaining the bacterial flora. However, some should be consumed in moderation due to their high content of fructose. Iare people who watch their line and diabetics have every interest in favoring fruits with the lowest fructose content.
What is Fructose?
Fructose is a simple sugar (or ose) of natural origin present mainly in fruits and honey. Her glycemic index (ability to raise blood sugar levels) is less important than that of glucose.
Is it good to eat fruit every day?
Don’t worry, in the field of nutrition, the important thing is to find a balance.For example: although the bananas contain 14.8 g of sugar per 100 g of fruit, they help boost your energy when eaten after physical activity.
When is the right time to eat fruit?
Many nutrition experts advise against eating fruit after meals, to prevent them from remaining blocked for several hours in the stomach and starting to ferment around the bolus due to their fructose content. This fermentation is the source of digestive discomfort such as bloating and therefore an increase in waist circumference.
Good to know : fruits are not digested in the stomach, but in the small intestine, this is where they release their sugars.
What are the best summer fruits?
With the arrival of summer, do you want to enjoy the freshness of seasonal fruits? Pear, watermelon, peach, strawberry, blackcurrant, melon, etc. All of them are packed with health benefits, but be careful to choose them carefully, as some remain sweeter than others and quickly spike the calories.
What are the risks of a high consumption of sweet fruits?
Some fruits remain too rich in sugars and lack fiber. Mangoes, cherries, avocados, grapes, and even pineapples have high sugar levels. Consumed in excess, these quickly digested foods can increase the risk of blood sugar spikes. Without some vigilance, your insulin resistance, your level of fatigue, your cravings and your weight can pay the price in the long run. It’s all about moderation.
Which fruits are the lowest in sugar?
The most healthy fruits are citrus fruits (oranges, grapefruits, lemons), red fruits (strawberries, raspberries, currants…) which contain only 7 to 10% sugar.
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