Healthy diets should include fruit and veggies; however, paying attention to the amount of sugar in fruit is always a good idea. Some fruits have a higher glycemic index than others. Foods with a high glycemic index will cause an increase in blood sugar while those with a lower glycemic index will not
Fruit with a lower glycemic index
- Most grapes
(As an added benefit blueberries and cherries are high in antioxidants which may help prevent disease and reduce inflammation.)
Fruit with a higher glycemic index
- Most dried fruits
Keeping this in mind will hopefully help you make some great nutritional choices and stay on track. Just remember that not all fruit is created equal!