Although there is some truth to this it is important to note that some fruits such as Berries should be eaten every day. This includes such berries as blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, black berries ,Acaii berries and Goji berries. Berries are one of the absolute best sources of life extending antioxidants and other important vitamins and minerals. If you want to live longer make sure to eat berries every day.
Berries are also full of fiber, which helps slow your carbohydrate absorption and digestion. They also help to control your blood sugar levels which helps prevent insulin spikes (which can stimulate fat gain). Keeping a bag of mixed berries and mixed nuts with you at all times allows you to have a nutritious snack at any time. You can also easily add berries to yogurt and cottage cheese, as well as Steel cut oatmeal or salads. Berries also help you maintain a healthy body and a lower body fat level. You can stay away from bananas but don’t stay away from berries.
So which fruits should we stay away from , which fruits have the most sugars and the most potential for slowing down our fat burning efforts. Remember the article about FRUCTOSE being the worst sugar for us to eat. well here is a list of high sugar fruits from highest to lowest per equal 100gram serving,
Grapes, Bananas, Mangoes, Cherries, Apples, Pineapple, Passion Fruit, All these fruits are over 11 grams of sugar.
All Dried fruits are way off the list at between 40 and 70 grams of sugar. Do not eat dried fruit if you are trying to stay lean or lose bodyfat.
The lowest sugar fruits are … Lime, Avacado, Lemon, Tomato, strawberries, papaya, Guava, grapefruits, Blueberries, Plums … these all have less than 7.5 grams of sugar.
This gives you an idea of where the fruits you are eating land on the scale of high to low sugar content.
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