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GI Value For Fruit

Fruit and The Glycemic Index (GI)

Fruit can have a high-GI, Intermediate-GI or low-GI value. Fruits with low-GI values include: apples, blackberries, cherries, grapefruit, grapes, lemons, oranges, peaches, pears, raspberries and strawberries.

High-GI fruit includes: cantaloupe, dates, honeydew melon, raisins and water melon. Other fruits are intermediate-GI foods.

The good news is, most fresh fruit has a high nutritional value and therefore even if higher on the glycemic index should be part of a healthy diet, especially if you are trying to lose weight.

Eating more fruit is associated with improved insulin sensitivity, better glycemic control and a reduced risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Fruit juice has most of the fiber removed, and since fiber slows down digestion and therefore glycemic response, it should be drunk in moderation. See also GI Diet Advice About Fruit and Vegetables


GI Diet Advice About Carb Intake

High levels of glucose in the bloodstream are associated with numerous metabolic disorders, including: obesity, impaired glucose tolerance, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance syndrome and heart disease.

As far as diet is concerned, the best way to maintain optimal control over your blood sugar is to choose fruit with a lower GI value.





GI Values For Types of Fruit

Apple GI
Apricot (Dried) GI
Apricot GI
Banana GI
Breadfruit GI
Cantaloupe GI
Cherries GI
Dates GI
Figs GI
Fruit Cocktail GI
Grapefruit GI
Grapes GI
Kiwifruit GI
Mango GI
Orange GI
Papaya GI
Peach GI
Peaches (Canned) GI
Pear GI
Pears (Canned) GI
Pineapple GI
Plantain GI
Plum GI
Prunes GI
Raisins GI
Strawberries GI
Watermelon GI

Fruit Juice

Apple Juice GI
Cranberry Juice GI
Grapefruit Juice GI
Orange Juice GI
Pineapple Juice GI
Tomato Juice GI

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