Fruit Carbs—How Many?
To help you compare apples to oranges, we've rated these common fruits by suggested serving size and provided carb counts per 100 grams of fruit (approximately 3.5 ounces). From low-carb to high-carb.
Strawberries include 163% of your daily vitamin C and few carbohydrates. They boost heart health and balance blood sugar, according to research.
Cantaloupe is worth trying if you don't already. Vitamin C and potassium, which boost immune function and heart and muscle health, are abundant in it. Slice, cube, or blend cantaloupe.
Summer tastes like peaches. They're delicious and juicy with 15 grams of carbohydrates per medium peach. Peaches add sweetness to rainbow fruit or lush green salads.
Beware these little berries. Raspberries are nutritional powerhouses, offering over 10 grams of fiber and two-thirds of your daily vitamin C per cup.
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Oranges make great snacks. Most supermarkets carry them, making them ideal for diabetics and anyone managing their carb consumption.
Blueberries are equally healthy as raspberries but contain more carbohydrates. They boost cognition, heart health, and aging. Consume them alone or in salads, desserts, and more.
Pineapple includes 22 grams of carbohydrates per cup. Vitamin C, fiber, and minerals like copper strengthen bones in this tropical fruit. Slices, cubes, salsa, or grilled pineapple.
Mangoes include 25 grams of carbohydrates per cup, yet they're still healthy. Mangoes, rich in vitamin A, promote good skin and aging. Mango dishes are healthful.
Cherries can be sweet or sour. They can be eaten alone or in savory or sweet dishes. Cherries have nutrients that may help control blood pressure, skin, and immunity.