Read Before You Eat: The 5 Fruits That Are Highest And Lowest In Sugar
Use this guide so you don't overdue it on the natural sugars.
Fruit is no doubt an important part of a healthy diet, but eat too much of the sweet stuff, and you’ll be going a little overboard on the sugar—that’s why they call it nature’s candy, after all. You’re good to go if you’re having the recommended two-to-four servings of fruit daily, but if you want to stay the healthiest, you’ll want to make sure you’re not consuming too much sugar, even if it’s natural.
To help you figure out the best fruits to incorporate into your day, it can be helpful to know those that are high and low in sugar. Use the guide below so you don’t overdue it on the natural sugars.
High In Sugar
One cup of figs contains 27 grams of sugar.
One cup of mango contains 23 grams of sugar.
One cup of pineapple contains 16 grams of sugar.
One cup of grapes contains 15 grams of sugar.
One whole orange contains 12 grams of sugar.
Low In Sugar
One cup of avocado only contains one gram of sugar.
One cup of raspberries contains five grams of sugar.
Half a grapefruit contains eight grams of sugar.
One cup of blackberries contains seven grams of sugar.
One cup of strawberries contains seven grams of sugar.
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