Top 12 Fruits That Can Help You Manage Diabetes

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3. Apples

Apples have pectin and dietary fiber, which is good news for diabetics. Pectin breaks down slowly in the body and can help reduce your overall insulin requirements.

Pectin can also lower your cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels, and improve your bowel function, and have anti-inflammatory properties that can help you cover from infections quicker. Apples are also high in a special type of antioxidant that is found in the skin called quercetin.

Quercetin can help decrease the risk of diabetes, reduces the risk of cancer, and might prevent heart attacks. One medium sized apple has a GI of about 38. Read more why apples are considered one of the superfoods in the world.

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