The answer is: NO!
I feel bad for fruit, it’s gotten such a bad reputation over the years! 🤪 It is nature’s candy after all 🍬😁
🍉Evidence suggests that fructose can cause harm when consumed in excess. However, there is not enough fructose in fruit to cause concern.
🍎Whole fruits take time to chew and digest. Because of this, you feel fuller and your body can easily tolerate the small amounts of fructose.
🍉When you’re craving sugar- it’s likely your body needs it. Try incorporating fruits, root veggies and other healthy sugars like raw honey, coconut sugar and maple syrup in your diet.
🍊Ripe, seasonal fruits, tropical fruits, stewed and cooked fruits, jams and jellies are packed full of bioavailable goodness.
🍐Consumption of carbs is essential for a robust hormonal function.
•Rich in minerals
•Vitamin C-very important for immune function
•High in Fiber: Fiber, especially soluble fiber, has many benefits, including reduced cholesterol levels, slowed absorption of carbs and increased satiety. Plus, studies have shown that soluble fiber can help you lose weight 🙌🏼
•Antioxidants: Various vitamins and minerals are called antioxidants, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. ✨
•Nutrients. fruits tend to be high in several vitamins and minerals that many people don’t get enough of, including vitamin C, potassium and folate.
🍍Fructose stimulates only modest insulin secretion and does not require the presence of insulin to enter cells. And Can help the body use glucose better.
🍒In closing, there is plenty of evidence that shows that a high fruit intake is associated with a lower risk of serious diseases like heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes.