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Being a diabetic should never stop you from indulging in fruits. The strategy is to eat a wide variety of fruits that will keep your body detoxified. Eating fresh fruits that are local and in-season are good for a diabetic patient. Here’s a list of fruits one can devour without spiking the blood sugar level.
Pomegranates contain the richest combinations of antioxidants and are a wonderful source of iron. They protect you from free radicals and chronic disease while providing various other minerals and nutritional substances. Consuming pomegranates can also works wonders in keeping blood sugar levels under control.
Apples are loaded with fiber and are a good source of vitamin C. Do not peel your apples though; the skins are the most nutritious part full of antioxidants.
A rich source of vitamin C and fiber, Guava is a great snack for diabetics with a low glycemic index. Since Guava is very rich in dietary fiber, consuming guava eases constipation and can lower the chance of developing type-2 diabetes.
Owing to the nature of the diseases, diabetics are prone to nerve or heart damage brought on by irregular blood sugar levels. Having papaya regularly can reduce cell damage because the fruit is a rich source of antioxidants. Also, unlike other fruits, papaya has low glucose content, making it perfect for those who have diabetes.
Now that you know which foods are safe for diabetics, go ahead and include them in your diet without fear. But before you make any modifications in your diet, be sure you speak to your Jiva doctor, so he can plan a customized diet and advise you on portion control.
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