Here's How Much Sugar Your All-Time Favourite Fruits Have In Them

Gaurav Tewari , 17 Jan 2019


People who try to adopt a healthy lifestyle mostly start by switching to consume more fruits first. They do sound like the safest food category, right? Yes, if eaten in the right way. Over-eating anything can be dangerous, and fruits do not fall out of this category. If you consume fruits in large quantities at a time, you could be risking your health. Wonder why? Because of the sugar content! Fruits have natural sugar in them, but the quantity varies. Which is why it is very important to know how much sugar exists in your fruit before you consume them, especially if you’re a diabetes patient. Also, if you’re trying to maintain a diet plan, not knowing the sugar content could make the efforts go in vain. So, if you’re not quite aware of this information, here’s how sweet your everyday fruits are.

1. Apples


Apples taste sweet but do not contain a lot of sugar in them when compared to the rest of the fruits. An average cup of apples contains around 10 grams of sugar in it, which isn’t so bad if you consume one per day.

2. Bananas


While bananas are super healthy to eat, their sugar content is slightly higher than apples. An average banana has around 14 grams of sugar in it. They can also be used as a great substitute in baked foods to reduce the usage of sugar while sweetening it appropriately.

3. Mangoes


You already know it, don’t you? Yes, the super delicious mangoes do have a high amount of sugar in them. A whole mango has almost 45 grams of sugar in it. Watch out before you pick the second one to eat! Also, aren’t you glad now that they are seasonal?

4. Grapes

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When it comes to grapes, the sugar content can vary depending on the type of grape you’re eating. One average cup of grapes packs 23 grams of sugar in it, which is fine, if stopped at one cup. Grapes can easily be over-eaten because of their tiny size, so you should definitely be careful with them.

5. Oranges


Oranges are not very harmful as compared to the rest of the fruits in the list. An average orange has around 12 grams of sugar in it. It’s a safe fruit to consume if you’re watching on your sugar consumption.

6. Figs


It is a no-brainer that figs have sugar content in them. A single fig contains about eight grams of sugar, which may not sound a lot. But, most people usually consume more than one fig at a time, so it could be a little risky to overeat them too.

7. Pineapples


Same goes for pineapples, they are super sweet. An average cup of pineapple has approximately 16 grams of sugar. Going beyond one cup isn’t something that is recommended.

8. Berries

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Berries are the safest go-to fruit options if you’re keeping a tab on your sugar consumption. Berry snacks work well as a substitute for unhealthy snack options and munchies. An average cup of berries has 6 grams of sugar in it.

9. Pears

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If you’re someone who loves pears, this is going to make you rethink before you binge on them. An average pear has about 17 grams of sugar in it, which is relatively high. Sharing a pear could be a better option to choose.

10. Lychees

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Don’t be fooled by their size, lychees have a lot of sugar in them. Eating an average cup of lychees is equal to consuming 29 grams of sugar. Lychees, too, tend to be overeaten because of their size. They can be extremely harmful if consumed in large quantities.
Now that you know about the sugar content in the everyday fruits consumed, you can decide which ones to eat as a healthy snack and which ones to replace the desserts with.

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