Diabetic Food List Fruit

Fruit List A fruit list can contain plenty of fruit but most of them can't be bought easily. Especially since each fruit has its own season! Fruit forms an essential part of a healthy diabetic diet but it need not be so complex.

There's a wide variety of seasonal fruits from the diabetic fruit list that contains the essential vitamins and minerals for diabetics, whether it's Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter!

So what will you find here - on the Fruit List page?

  • A seasonal Fruit list (in a table) - with each fruits respective season.
  • The best fruits for diabetics
  • Some tips on how to incorporate the fruit list into your diet, regardless of the season
  • And learn how to grow homegrown fruit without soil using hydroponics.

Diabetic Fruit list - Types of fruit beneficial for diabetics...

Blueberries, Elderberries, Blackberries, Loganberries, Strawberries etc. There are loads to choose from. You can find their respective seasons in the fruit list below.

Acai fruit are incredibly nutritious. Unfortunately, acai fruit are quite rare in greengrocers and supermarkets. But you can often find acai fruit in fruit juice and smoothies.

To learn what make Acai fruit so nutritious head to Natures Health Foods.

This external site will open in a new window.Zero Air Food Miles When you head to the Natures Health Foods website try not to get lost! Their site is COLLOSSAL!

Goji Berries are another nutritious choice. In fact, Goji Berries are one of the most nutritionally dense fruits on the planet! Click here to learn more About Goji Berries. Also opens in New Window.

Why Goji berries? They're rich in antioxidants & provide little stress on your blood sugar levels.

Just know that goji berries are often found dried, but this can concentrate the sugars within and may contain added oils which could be bad for your diabetes.


Don't be put off by the fat content. Very little of it is saturated.footer for fruit list page Avocados are rich in Poly and Mono-unsaturated fats. Learn more about these essential types of fat here.

Why avocado? Rich in vitamins A, B & E and contain a high antioxidant level.

NOTE: Avocados should be firm but soft when bought. Press them gently, if it feels like its going to give way, it's a good 'en.

  • Figs - Season: Autumn
  • Black or green, it doesn't matter. The nutrients within the figs are highest when they are fresh.

    Why Figs? Figs are rich in essential minerals. they are particularly high in potassium, calcium, and iron.

    NOTE: Avoid dried figs! THIS ISN'T GOOD FOR YOUR BLOOD SUGAR! The sugars are concentrated in the fruit when dried so if you eat them, only eat a couple.

  • Pomegranates - Season: Winter
  • They may be messy to eat but the nutrients in them make it worthwhile.

    Why pomegranates? They contain one of the richest combinations of antioxidants of all fruit and veg! These can protect you from free radicals and chronic diseases.

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    Diabetic Exchange diet Serving Sizes

    Serving sizes: Use the list below to measure foods and serving sizes. A serving size is after it is cooked or prepared.
    1. 1 pint or 2 cups (16 fluid ounces) of liquid is the size of 1-1/3 soda-pop cans.
    2. 1 1/2 cup (12 fluid ounces) of liquid is the size of a soda-pop can.
    3. 1 cup of food is the size of a large handful, or 8 fluid ounces of liquid.
    4. 1/2 cup of food is about half of a large handful, or 4 fluid ounces of liquid.
    5. 2 tablespoons (tbsp) is about the size of a large walnut

    Why you should eat fruit -- not drink it -- to lower diabetes risk  — Today.com
    Consuming whole fruits at least three times a week may lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new long-term study published Thursday in the British Medical Journal.

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