“Some fruits are good for people with diabetes, while others are not. However, each fruit has its own benefits and should be eaten on a regular, weekly or seasonal basis,” Dr V. Mohan told Hindustan Times. , President and Director of Diabetes in Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialty Center.
How to reduce glucose?
So, which fruit is good for diabetics? Middle Best fruits for people with diabetes and to control blood sugar Dr. Mohan Naam Oranges (Except apple, guava, papaya and melon)
According to experts, these fruits are naturally low in fat, calories and sodium. Plus, most of them are packed with nutrients that we often don’t get enough of, like folate, vitamin C, potassium and dietary fiber.
For example, vitamin C has been linked to lower blood sugar levels. And orange is one of the fruits that can provide the most vitamin C. It is estimated that every 100 grams of orange contains about 53 milligrams of vitamin C.
A study published in the journal “Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism” showed that vitamin C helped reduce high blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Another aspect that Dr. Mohan highlighted is the fiber content. Oranges are rich in soluble fiber, the type of fiber that helps regulate and regulate blood sugar levels.
According to Diabetes.co.uk, “Soluble fiber can help to improve digestion and slow the rate of rise in blood sugar.”
How to eat oranges for diabetes?
Orange is mostly consumed in the form of juice, but experts recommend eating it whole. This way, he says, it will be possible to take advantage of all the nutrients and fiber. Furthermore, if we eat the whole fruit, we will have a greater feeling of satiety.
,It is better to consume whole fruits than fruit juices, Whole fruit has the advantage of being soluble fiber,” reports Diabetes.co.uk.
And he adds: “Whole fruit represents a less concentrated form of sugar.,
He clarifies, however, that people with diabetes should consume whole fruit with some caution, as many fruits are high in carbohydrates.
“The bottom line is that whole fruit is better than fruit juice, but it should be consumed in moderation. Smaller amounts of fruit are better,” he says.