One of our PEP Squad (Parents Empowering Parents) moms with a newly diagnosed child wanted to know the do’s and don’ts of “fruit and diabetes.” So, we asked for more info from the expert nutritionists at the DRI, and we think you’ll like the advice they offered up. (HINT: You can still enjoy fruit’s sweet, juicy goodness!) Here’s what you need to know:
Fruits are delicious and very healthy! Be smart with your choices. And remember one serving of fruit contains 15 grams of carbohydrates, so keep an eye on portions!
*Ranks how certain foods affect blood sugars.
Written by the Diabetes Research Institute’s Education and Nutrition Service.