Know the forbidden fruits for diabetics, which, due to their high glycemic indexes, should be restricted from the diet of these patients.
Fruits are foods highly recommended by specialists due to all the nutrients they offer to the body. However, in the case of patients suffering from diabetes, there are some fruits that are not entirely recommended. It is necessary to say that doctors are the only ones authorized to decide the type of food that a patient suffering from this disease can consume, but at the same time there are certain studies that talk about the forbidden fruits for diabetics that it is necessary to take into account to avoid problems to their health. Get to know them.
What actually happens with these fruits (and in general with all foods) is that we must ration their consumption correctly to avoid that their high levels of glucose and carbohydrates represent a health inconvenience. Discover the ideal times to eat if you suffer from diabetes.
According to a research conducted by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Diseases, there are some fruits that are forbidden for diabetics because their glycemic index is above the desired level, which can cause alterations in blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes.
It is not a dangerous fruit by itself, but as it matures, its starches are transformed into sugar. That is why patients with diabetes should eat bananas in their intermediate stage.
Raisins are known to be a high source of fructose and glucose. The downside is that excess of these substances can cause high spikes in blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes.
According to the mentioned study, the most advisable thing for patients with diabetes is to avoid mangoes in cases of gestational diabetes, because during pregnancy, high blood glucose levels can be risky for the fetus. At other times, the mango does not represent a danger by itself.
Cherry is not a problem at all, except when sold with syrup, which has a high sugar and calorie load that can be a health risk for patients with diabetes. In fact, all fruits sold canned and with syrup are not entirely beneficial for diabetics; this is the case of peaches, pineapple, guava, among others.
Finally, pineapple is characterized by having a high level of glycemia, so it could be a problem for people suffering from diabetes. It is recommended to consume it in moderation, always measuring portions.