Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Diabetics need not stay away

Should diabetics avoid tropical fruits? True, some of these fruits are high on a Glycaemic Index, but they're usually low in carbohydrates. Bottom line, tropical fruits are nutrient-rich, high in fibre, rich in antioxidants and a great source of carbohydrates. Read more on this nutritionist's blog.


Loblolly said...

I'm diabetic and I have to watch my sugar, but the sugar in papayas, mangos and other tropical fruits I don't worry about. I'd have to eat a heck of a lot to worry.

smithereens said...

My doctor says the sugar from fruit is the least of our diabetic worries. He said give him a yell if I go on an all fruit diet.

jollycoconut said...

Natural sugar, natural sugar, what more could be better for you