Low carb fruits are pears, peaches, plums, cherries, apples, kiwi, all kinds of berries, so if your counting carbs in your diet..these could be a good choice
Three quarters of a cup of fresh blueberries have 62 calories and 16 grams of carbohydrates better. 30 cherries have about 30 carbs & packed with antioxidants
Fragrant, juicy peaches are a treat and can be included in a low-carb diet One apricot has just 17 calories and 4 grams of carbohydrates a small apple is a great fruit choice, with just 54 calories and 14 carb grams. Apples are also loaded with fiber and a good source of vitamin C and potassium One large kiwi has about 56 calories and 13 grams of carbohydrates Pears are a low-carb fruit...potassium and fiber Oranges ...15 grams of carbohydrates and 62 calories ...vitamin C
Apples are one of the healthiest fruits...remember an apple a day keeps the doctor away...its true! Always smell the fruit before purchasing....like oranges which should be a sweet fragrance....you can usually find them more juicey then....and the skins should have a lustre, no bruises and free of cuts...no soft spots..pears need to be firm to the touch...Strawberries a sweet scent and bright red Watermelon...the rind should be bright green and if you cant take the skin off easily with a fingernail ...it may not be tastey or fresh
Not sure if nutrition value is totally lost....but I might expect some would
Nutrients do start depleting as soon as it comes off the tree. It's entirely plausible that the drier and less tasty fruit are less fresh, and also have less nutrients (whether there's a direct causation there or not).
I've been wondering about this off and on all summer. You know how sometimes you eat a piece of fruit (say, a peach) that is perfectly sweet and juicy and fabulous, and then you might eat another that is kind of dry and tasteless?
This got me wondering whether fruit that tastes better (like the first one) is better for you, or if they are both the same, regardless of taste? Curious!
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