Carb factors for common fruits
To accurately determine the carbohydrate content of any food, including fresh fruit, weigh it on a kitchen scale that measures in grams and multiply the weight by the food’s carb percentage or “factor.” Here’s a rundown of carb factors for common fruits:
Fruits offer various nutrients and benefits depending on type. Following are some examples provided by Siri Casey, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator.
Orange and red fruits including cantaloupe, papaya and mango: Vitamin A and beta carotene
Berries, melon, citrus fruit and kiwi: Vitamin C
Apples, citrus fruit and pears: High in soluble fiber/ Slows blood-sugar rise, helps control cholesterol levels
Brightly colored fruits such as berries, red and purple grapes, pomegranates and cherries: Antioxidants/Help limit and possibly repair damage to cells and tissues.
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