Best low-sugar fruits
Fresh fruits and vegetables are generally low in fat and calories, but they contain various levels of carbohydrates and sugars. And for some people trying to manage their intake, carb content is helpful to know.
All fruit contains lots of healthy nutrients, some fruits are high in sugar than others. Know which fruits are the lowest in sugar content so you can satisfy your sweet tooth without breaking the sugar bank.
For people wanting all those great benefits while minimizing their sugar intake, below is a list of the fruits lowest in sugar.
Strawberries are surprisingly low in sugar considering they taste so sweet and delicious. The fruit is packed with vitamin C and other antioxidants, has a decent amount of fibre, and can help reduce inflammation.
Per one-cup serving: 205kJ, 0g fat (0g sat), 12g carbs, 7g sugar, 2mg sodium, 3g fibre, 1g protein
High in vitamin C, lemons and their lime green counterparts are fairly sour fruits. Limes are another great low-sugar fruit.
1g of sugar in the entire fruit. You’ll also get nearly a third of your daily vitamin C dose per fruit.
Per medium lime: 83kJ, 0g fat (0g sat), 7g carbs, 1g sugar, 1mg sodium, 2g fibre, 0.5g protein
Another citrus fruit to make the list is grapefruit. This is a great fruit to include in a low sugar diet.
Per 1/2 medium grapefruit: 171kJ, 0.2g fat (0g sat), 10g carbs, 9g sugar, 0mg sodium, 1g fibre, 0.8g protein
Apples are the perfect mid-day snack.
Per small apple: 322kJ, 0g fat (0g sat), 21g carbs, 15g sugar, 0mg sodium, 4g fibre, 0g protein
Avocados are so tasty and low in sugar that they make the perfect dessert substitute
Per 1/3 fruit: 334kJ, 7g fat (1g sat), 4g carbs, 0.3g sugar, 4mg sodium, 3g fibre, 1g protein
Watermelons are the iconic summer fruit. They may seem like a treat, but they’re low in sugar.
Per one-cup serving: 192kJ, 0g fat (0g sat), 12g carbs, 10g sugar, 2mg sodium, 1g fibre, 1g protein
Best Low-Sugar Fruits
Per one-cup serving: 64kJ, fat 0.8g, 14.7g carbs, 5.4g sugar, 8g fibre, 1.5g protein
Per one-cup serving: 110kJ, fat 0.9g, 26.4g carbs, 16.2g sugar, 5.4g fibre, 2.1g protein
Per one-cup serving: 85kJ, fat 0.2g, 21.2g carbs, 16.8g sugar, 4.3g fibre, 1.7g protein
A juicy and sweet treat, peaches surprisingly don’t have too many carbohydrates.
Per one-cup serving: 60kJ, fat 0.4g, 14.7g carbs, 12.9g sugar, 2.3g fibre, 1.4g protein