A healthy diet should include fruit! This alphabetical listing includes 28 popular fruits along with their carbs and calories. You can print it to ensure you have tried them all.
Table of Contents
- Why should fruit be a part of your diet?
- How many servings of fruit should you consume in a single day?
- Which fruit has the least calories?
- Which fruit has the least carbs?
Fruit is rich in fiber, nutrients and delicious tastes, so it’s a food group that you must include if you are serious about your health.
There are many colors available for fruits and vegetables, giving them different combinations of phytochemicals and antioxidants. To maximize the nutrients and absorb them, it is important to eat many fruits.
This list of fruits and their carbs will help you make informed decisions about what fruit to eat, while still aiming for variety.
Why should fruit be a part of your diet
Fruits are rich in fiber, phytochemicals, antioxidants and micronutrients. They can also be beneficial for your health and prevention of disease. Choose myPlate states that a diet rich in fruit can help you to:
- Lower blood pressure
- Improve digestion
- Lower cholesterol
- Restore and grow body tissues
How much fruit should you consume in a single day?
According to the most recent USDA guidelines, Americans should eat between 1-2 cups of fruits per day. This applies from 2 years old up to 99+. It will vary depending on your gender, size, fitness level, or gender. To keep things simple, however, it is recommended to drink 1-2 cups.
This is easy! There are many ways to eat fruit.Fresh, frozen, canned, dried, juiced, blended, cooked, etc. Fruit can have many different textures and tastes depending on how it is prepared. Apple sauce can have a very different taste than fresh or dried apples. You can also make apple fries in the air fryer.
Which fruit is low in calories?
There are many fruits that have a wide range of calories. There are many types of fruit. Some have a lot more water than others. Others have a lot more flesh. Some fruits have a lot sugar. And some fruits contain a lot seeds.
Counting calories is a good way to find out which fruits are low-calorie and which ones are high. Lemons and limes have less than 20 calories per whole fruit, which is the fruit with the lowest calories.
Which fruit has the lowest amount of carbs?
It’s not surprising that lemons and limes contain the lowest amount of carbs. The more sugar and carbs a food has, the sweeter it is. MANGO is the fruit with the highest amount of carbs. A whopping 50 grams per fruit.
Get a copy of this printable list with all the nutrition and calories for fruits so that you can include more fruit in your daily life.
|Apple||1 medium||182 g||95||25||0.5||0.3|
|apricot||1 apricot||35 g||17||3.9||0.5||0.1|
|avocado||1 avocado||201 g||322||17||4||29|
|bananas||1 medium||118 g||105||27||1.3||0.4|
|blackberries||1 cup||144 g||62||14||2||0.7|
|blueberries||1 cup||148 g||85||21||1.1||0.5|
|Cantaloupe||1 melon||552 g||186||45||4.6||1|
|Cherries||1 cup||155 g||77||19||1.6||0.5|
|cranberries (fresh)||1 cup||100 g||46||12.2||0.4||0.1|
|Dates||1 date||24 g||66||18||0.4||0|
|grapefruit||1/2 fruit||123 g||52||13||0.9||0.2|
|Grapes||1 cup||92 g||62||16||0.6||0.3|
|honeydew||1 cup||170 g||61||15||0.9||0.2|
|kiwi||1 fruit||69 g||42||10||0.8||0.4|
|Lemon||1 fruit||58 g||17||5||0.6||0.2|
|lime||1 fruit||67 g||20||7||0.5||0.1|
|mandarin oranges||1 fruit||75 g||40||10||0.6||0.2|
|Mango||1 fruit||336 g||201||50||2.8||1.3|
|nectarine||1 fruit||142 g||63||15||1.5||0.5|
|Oranges||1 fruit||96 g||45||11||0.9||0.1|
|peaches||1 fruit||150 g||59||14||1.4||0.4|
|pear||1 fruit||178 g||102||27||0.6||0.2|
|pineapple||1 cup||165 g||82||22||0.9||0.2|
|Plums||1 fruit||66 g||30||7.5||0.5||0.2|
|pomegranate||1/2 C Seeds||87 g||72||16||1.5||1|
|Raspberries||1 cup||123 g||65||15||1.5||0.8|
|strawberries||1 cup||152 g||49||12||1||0.5|
|watermelon||1 cup||152 g||46||11||0.9||0.2|
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