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6 Super Fruits To Add to Your Diet Plus Some to Avoid

People with diabetes can (and should) eat a variety of fruits, just like anyone else. But fruit can be high in carbohydrates so it's important to adjust portion sizes accordingly. Here’s a guide to help you choose the most nutrient-rich fruits for your health.

Portion control is important when eating fruit.

Portion control is important when eating fruit.
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Six Terrific Choices

Fresh fruit is good for you because it packs mega amounts of the same essential vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other health-promoting plant substances as vegetables. But since fruits are much higher in carbs than most vegetables, it’s important to stick to recommended portion sizes that provide no more than 15 g of carbohydrate. Eating fruit with other types of foods that supply a little fat and protein, such as nuts and cheese, helps slow down absorption of carbs. The following guidelines will help you enjoy fruit at its healthiest and most flavorful.
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