I strongly advise against the consumption of the below fruits for diabetic people;


Pineapple is a healthy fruit but its rich in sugars which are responsible for the sweetness in pineapple fruits. The sticky delicious fluids can hold up to 16g of sugar in a single glass which is too high for diabetic people as it can cause a spike in the blood sugar levels.


Similar to pineapples mangoes which are common tropical fruits can worsen diabetes conditions due to its high sugar amounts which can be around 23 to 25 g per glass.


They come with numerous health benefits as they are packed with fiber and antioxidant properties essential for smooth digestion and overall health. However, the over 25 g of sugar amounts in cherries cannot be ideal in diabetic people as it negatively affects their glycemic index and glucose levels.


They are high in carbs that are easily converted into glucose in the body especially when taken in excess amount plus the high sugar which gives bananas the sweet taste can spike blood sugar and worsen diabetic conditions.

Ieva Kubiliute

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