Cosmo Insurance Agency has put together a list for those of you that want to lower their sugar intake, but still answer their cravings. Its important to know that even though fruits are considered healthy, most of them contain a large amount of sugar. For instance, a three ounce serving of grapes contain 13.7 grams of sugar whereas 8 ounces of strawberries contain just about 7 grams of sugar.
Here is a list so that you may know which fruits you should look for in the supermarket.
These fruits contain less sugar while also providing you with the necessary nutrients to keep you alert and energetic:
3.2 grams of sugar per a small apricot
4 grams of sugar per a cup
6 grams of sugar per one small plum
8 grams of sugar per large wedge
One cup of diced up watermelon is less than 10 grams of sugar
One gram of sugar per a lemon
6 grams of sugar per one kiwi
8 ounces of strawberries contain just about 7 grams of sugar
Seven grams of sugar per a cup
Five grams of sugar per a cup
An entire raw avocado has only one gram of sugar.
High blood sugar is a constant worry for some, so take advantage of this list to promote healthy eating in your daily life.
Do you know if you have high blood sugar?
You may be at risk for high blood sugar, be sure to consult a healthcare provider about your blood glucose levels and use this list to incorporate some healthy, low-sugar options into your diet.
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