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Can diabetic patient eat blueberries?
Last Updated: 13th May, 2020
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Hereof, do blueberries raise blood sugar levels?
Blueberries and blackberries Blackberries and blueberries won't raise your blood sugar levels as much as other fruits. They also prevent spikes in blood sugar after eating starch-rich meals. One study reported adding blueberry bioactive (22.5 grams) to smoothies improved insulin sensitivity in insulin resistance.
Subsequently, question is, what fruits should diabetics avoid? It is best to avoid or limit the following:
- dried fruit with added sugar.
- canned fruit with sugar syrup.
- jam, jelly, and other preserves with added sugar.
- sweetened applesauce.
- fruit drinks and fruit juices.
- canned vegetables with added sodium.
- pickles that contain sugar or salt.
In this regard, what are the best berries for diabetics?
Blueberries and other berries Strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries are also excellent choices for people with diabetes.
Is watermelon good for diabetics?
Watermelon is safe for people with diabetes to eat in small amounts. It is best to eat watermelon and other high-GI fruits alongside foods that contain plenty of healthful fats, fiber, and protein.