Best Fruits for a Diabetes

Forbidden fruit? Not if you make the right choices. These favorites are low-carb, low on the glycemic index, and good for your diabetes diet plan

1.Berries

Whether you love blueberries, strawberries, or any other type of berry, you have the go-ahead to indulge. According to the ADA, berries are a diabetes superfood

2.Tart Cherries

Tart cherries are also packed with antioxidants, which may help fight heart disease, cancer, and other diseases,

3.Sweet

Fragrant, juicy peaches are a warm-weather treat and can also be included in your diabetes-friendly diet

4.Apricot

Apricots are a sweet summer fruit staple and a wonderful addition to your diabetes meal plan. One apricot has just 17 calories and 4 g of carbohydrates,

5.Apple

An apple a day really might keep the doctor away. Toss one in your purse or tote bag if you're on the go; a medium-size apple is a great fruit choice, with just 95 calories and 25 g of carbs,

6.Orange

Eat one orange and you'll get 78 percent of the vitamin C you need in a day (there are 70 mg of C in one medium fruit).

7.Pears

pears are an excellent source of fiber (one medium fruit has nearly 5.5 g or 20 percent of the DV, per the USDA), they make a wise addition to your diabetes meal plan

8.Zesty Green Kiwi

If you've never tried a kiwi, you may not know that its fuzzy brown peel hides a zesty bright green fruit.