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Top 20 Fruits for Diabetics

  By Renita Tisha Pinto  posted Dec 27th 2012 at 8:00AM IN | Avg Rating
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According to various guidelines laid down by nutritionist and medical institutions, at least 4-5 servings of fruits needs to be consumed daily by every individual. If you are diabetic, we are sure that this question has popped up in your head, “is it safe to have fruits?”  To help all diabetics with this question, we have Mrs. Kamna Desai – Nutritionist, with us.


She says, "Yes, diabetics can have fruits, provided the sugar level of the patient is in control, but these fruits must be consumed in a limited quantity. Diabetics need an equivalent serving of fruits on a day to day basis. One needs to be careful about not going overboard with fruits like bananas, litchis, chickoo, and custard apples." To help diabetic patients, she lists down some fruits which will not affect blood sugar level, provided they're consumed in moderation. So here it is - a list of top 20 fruits for diabetics... *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images


 

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