We’ve compiled a list of great summertime fruits that will help you gain tons of healthy antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber while also satisfying your sweet-tooth. Fruits can be a slippery slope when it comes to having diabetes because they are typically loaded with natural sugars.
We’ll take the guess-work out and let you know which ones are best for your special diet. As with any food, counting carbohydrate intake and controlling portion size is key.
Watermelon is packed with vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene, and lycopene. Vitamin A, B6, and C will also help to keep your skin smooth and soft, which is especially important during the dry, summer months. It also contains citrulline, which our body needs to create arginine, an amino acid that has been shown to increase insulin sensitivity.