CALORIES AND YOUR FAVORITE FRUIT

strawberryFresh fruit is the best way to satisfy the desire for sweet foods. Fruits rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and dietary fiber are essential for the body to function normally. But surely you’ve wondered if the fruit is really good to eat in large amounts and how much sugar it contains? If you have a risk of developing diabetes, or you want to reduce your intake of sugars in the body, the table below will certainly be helpful.

Read that fruits contain mostly sugar and least. Values are measured on 80 g product. Always keep in mind that different macronutrients release varying amounts of energy. Energetically speaking 1 g protein releases 4 calories, 1 g carbohydrates also frees 4 calories, while 1 g fat releases 8 calories.

 

FruitTotal sugarTotal calories
Raspberry3.7 g45 kcal
Papaya5 g34 kcal
Strawberries4.1 g26 kcal
Watermelon5.3 g26 kcal
Grapefruit5.9 g35 kcal
Melon6.6 g30 kcal
Oranges8 g42 kcal
Peaches7 g35 kcal
Plums8.6 g40 kcal
Apricots7.9 g43 kcal
Pineapple8.3 g43 kcal
Blueberries8.5 g50 kcal
Apples8.7 g45 kcal
Currants4.2 g36 kcal
Bananas10.3 g77 kcal
Kiwi9.3 g57 kcal
Tangerines9 g46 kcal
Mango12.9 g59 kcal
Pomegranates11.5 g70.1 kcal
Cherries10.8 g55 kcal
Grape13.9 g58 kcal
Figs13.7 g63 kcal
Lemon1.4 g17 kcal