10 Diabetic Friendly Fruits to Help You Manage Diabetes Better

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Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.  Here is list of fruits which can help you to manage your diabetes better:

 

1. Pomegranates

Pomegranates contain the richest combinations of antioxidants of all fruits and can protect you from free-radicals and chronic diseases. So feel free to enjoy these red pearls with such powerful phytochemical compounds.

2. Grapes

Resveratrol, a phytochemical found in grapes, modulates the blood glucose response by effecting how the body secretes and uses insulin. Hence grapes are a good choice keeping its nutritional profile in mind.

3. Apples

Diabetics should feel free to eat apples. In fact, apples along with blueberries and grapes are especially beneficial for reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes according to the American journal of clinical nutrition.

4. Pears

The first great thing about them is that they have a low glycemic index. The second is that they are bursting with essential minerals such as iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and even vitamins like vitamin E, C, and K, beta-carotene, choline, folate, retinol, and lutein.

Whew! Talk about a little treasure which fits on the palm of your hand, and you should munch on daily, no matter if you are diabetic or not. It’s good for everyone’s health and makes for a great snack.

5. Guava

It’s a great snack for diabetics with a low glycemic index. Guava is very rich in dietary fiber that helps ease constipation (a common diabetic complaint) and can lower the chance of developing type-2 diabetes.

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