From a nutrition standpoint, fruit is a great source of fibre, potassium, vitamin C and folate, nutrients that help guard against disease. A diet rich in fruit has been linked to lower rates of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, cataract, macular degeneration and type 2 diabetes.
To manage blood sugar, choose low-glycemic fruits that release their Sugar
gradually into the blood sugar. Most fruits have a low-glycemic value. The fruits to be wary of, those with a high glycemic index, are bananas, cantaloupe, dates, raisins and watermelon. They release their Sugar