Very often the question arises as to whether each type of fruit can be consumed by people with diabetes and how much they can eat during the day.
It actually depends on the type of fruit. Bananas, figs, candied fruit, grapes, dried fruit such as prunes or dried apricots, dates and dried figs are to be avoided.
For the rest, almost all existing fruit can be eaten by those with diabetes. The important thing is to eat it and not drink it in juice format. Among the fruit that is not bad for diabetes is the good watermelon as long as it is eaten in small quantities and rarely. What makes it good for diabetes is its low energy value.
People with diabetes should consume about 100 – 150 grams of fruit per day. You can eat 200-300 grams of watermelon per week. So it shouldn’t be eaten every day.
Good watermelon is therapeutic for many ailments. Counteracts cystitis. It has anti-inflammatory properties thanks to lycopene, which inhibits the formation of various tumors. It fights fatigue which is very common in summer. It is antioxidant and is good for the skin because it fights free radicals.
The incredible amount of water of good watermelon promotes physical well-being during the summer heat. It returns what the sun takes away from the body at the level of mineral salts. The amount of water inhibits and counteracts the formation of cellulite, as it improves blood circulation.
The phosphorus that the red watermelon possesses helps absorb calcium, produces energy and improves memory. Potassium is useful for the arteries and muscles. Magnesium absorbs minerals and makes muscles work. Calcium strengthens bones and regulates muscle tone.
It also contains vitamin C which strengthens the immune system. The advice is to eat good watermelon as a morning snack or even as a snack. Avoid consuming it at the end of lunch or dinner. So always eat it away from main meals.
Here are the 13 benefits for those with diabetes:
- Counteracts cystitis.
- It inhibits the formation of tumors.
- Combats fatigue.
- It’s good for the skin.
- Promotes physical well-being.
- Counteracts the formation of cellulite.
- Improve blood circulation.
- It produces energy and improves memory.
- It is useful for the arteries
- It makes your muscles work.
- Strengthens the bones
- Regulates muscle tone.
- Strengthens the immune system.