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How much blueberries can a diabetic eat?
Last Updated: 15th March, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, do blueberries raise your blood sugar?
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.
what fruits diabetics should 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.
Likewise, how much is a serving of blueberries for a diabetic?
One cup of blueberries with an average portion size of 5 ounces (150 g) has a GL of 9.6. A smaller serving (100 g) would have a GL of 6.4.
What are the best berries for diabetics?
Blueberries and other berries Strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries are also excellent choices for people with diabetes.