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Carbs in fruit
So I was wondering, I know fruit is great for you for various reasons,and that the carbs in fruit are better than those in white bread etc...but from experience I've found that carbs are really what kill my waistline, should I be wary of them even in fruit?
Tue. Jan 31, 8:23pm
All those great carbs in fruit and vegs have helped me drop 35 lbs in the past 2.5 months. I'd be more concerned about the other foods you're eating.
Trish (spotlight Paris)
Tuesday, January 31, 2006, 9:04 PM
Check out how various ones rate on the glycemic index. This is probably why you don't do well with carbs. I have done so much better since I stopped eating refined ones, however certain fruits can also cause rapid increase in blood sugar (although the effect is much greater with fruit juice). I try to stay with high-fiber, lower sugar fruit. Your body needs sugar, and fruits are full of nutrients and anti-oxidants so to cut them out entirely would be denying yourself an entire food group that can offer great nutritional benefit at relatively low calories (depending on the fruit).
So - if you're limiting carbs you should likely avoid:
You may want to limit your intake of the following:
and ALL these will probably do the body good :-)
Tuesday, January 31, 2006, 9:09 PM
Great list! :-)
Wednesday, February 01, 2006, 9:54 AM
Monday, February 12, 2007, 11:08 AM
When you're trying to eat well with diabetes, carbohydrates play a big part. Empty carbs with little or no fiber can make your blood sugar soar. Keeping track of the carbs you eat is important for balancing your blood sugar. Fruit is a great source of vitamins, minerals and fiber. But the natural sugar in fruit makes it a carbohydrate too.The "big guns" of a healthy diet include lean protein, whole grains,
vegetables and fruits. Calories and fat grams in food choices also play a part when you're trying to eat healthier. If you have diabetes, you are probably also watching your carbohydrate intake, as well.
So, what about fruit? Where does fruit fit in a healthy diet? Even though fruit does contain carbohydrates, almost all fruits are filled with vitamins and They are low in calories and are virtually fat free. Fruit also has fiber, which has been shown to help lower blood sugar levels as well as contribute to overall health. If you are keeping track of your carbs,
it's good to know that some fruits are lower in carbs than others, while still packing a great nutritional punch. What are the healthiest choices? Using an online nutrition an make things easier. I researched a variety of fruit and found the calories and carbs for each, on Calorie Count. Use Calorie Count to check out the carb count on your favorite fruits,
or use the handy chart below to help you make good fruit choices in your daily meal plans.
Tuesday, September 01, 2009, 3:31 AM
Some would argue it doesn't exist, but I'm convinced I've had a candida overgrowth. Since I switched to a candida diet which has limited fruit to no more than 1 cup a day and berries only, I've lost about 3" off my waist, and 5" off my lower abdomen. There are times where it's not just about the carbs, but the simple sugars, and the amount of sugars, and fruit is sugar. Limiting for a period of time doesn't hurt.
Tuesday, September 01, 2009, 12:26 PM
To post 9:09 where do nectarines fall on that list you made, by the way great list thanks
Wednesday, September 02, 2009, 12:35 PM
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