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April 21, 2019 - The Washington Post

The sugar in fruit doesn’t make it bad for you, despite some trendy diet claims

The sugar in fruit doesn’t make it bad for you, despite some trendy diet claims

In recent months, my dietitian colleagues and I have been encountering more and more people making claims like “fruit is bad for you” or “fruit is toxic.” “What is going ON?”

When you eat an apple, a pear, a peach or some berries, their sugar comes wrapped in a fiber-rich, water-rich, nutrient-rich package. That fiber slows the release of fruit’s natural sugar into your bloodstream, preventing a sugar spike, especially if you eat your fruit as part of a meal or snack that contains protein and healthy fats.

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