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Cancer’s Favorite Ingredient

The Fructose in Fruit

Fruits are good sources of nutrients and fiber, but some contain a significant payload of fructose, too. Here’s a low-to-high listing of some commonly eaten fruits (grams of fructose in bold):

Low

  • Peaches 1 cup, 154 g 2.36 g
  • Clementines 2 fruits, 148 g 2.42 g
  • Raspberries 1 cup, 123 g 2.89 g

Medium

  • Pineapples 1 cup, 165 g 3.50 g
  • Grapefruit 1 cup, 230 g 4.07 g

High

  • Bananas 1 cup, 150 g 7.28 g
  • Apples 1 cup, 125 g 7.37 g
  • Mangoes 1 cup, 165 g 7.72 g
  • Pears 1 fruit, 148 g 9.22 g

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4:07AM PDT on Oct 28, 2014

Gracias!

2:26PM PDT on Oct 13, 2014

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8:49AM PDT on Oct 10, 2014

Thank you for the reminder to keep avoiding sweets

6:27AM PDT on Oct 9, 2014

Thanks for the info

6:19AM PDT on Oct 9, 2014

Thank you for the article.

7:40PM PDT on Oct 6, 2014

CONFUSING INFO>>>>>>>NOT HELPFUL TO ME!!!

10:55AM PDT on Oct 5, 2014

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3:33AM PDT on Sep 28, 2014

So, some discrimination needed as to what to eat. . .

2:21PM PDT on Sep 25, 2014

Apples are good :) Fructose is bad :( Apples are high in fructose :( Chris is confused :-O

11:58AM PDT on Sep 24, 2014

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