8 Best Fruits For Diabetics 


M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Navneet Kaur


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People who have diabetes are advised to limit their carbohydrate intake. However, even being a rich carb source, diabetic people can include these fruits in their diet. 

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Papaya is low-calorie fruit. It is high in fiber, antioxidants, & folate that may help balance blood sugar levels. 

1. Papaya 

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Jamun contains two compounds - jamboline and jambosine that prevent sudden blood glucose spikes making it beneficial for diabetic people. 

2. Jamun 

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Studies suggest that peaches have an anti-diabetic effect due to the presence of nutrients like potassium, dietary fibre, Vitamin A and C. 

3. Peach 

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Berries like raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, etc. are delicious. They are high in antioxidants and packed with anti-inflammatory properties. 

4. Berries 

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Pears are suitable for diabetics due to the presence of iron, potassium, magnesium, beta-carotene, and choline. 

5. Pear 

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Kiwis have a low glycemic index and high fiber that help slow down the sugar conversion process. 

6. Kiwi 

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Apples are sweet, but their high fiber content prevents sudden sugar spikes during consumption. 

7. Apple 

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Oranges are loaded with vitamin C, potassium, and folate. However, one must prefer having whole fruit instead of juice to enjoy its fiber benefits. 

8. Orange