Diabetic Diet: Fruit and Milk Choices 2017-01-28T09:36:02+00:00

Diabetic Diet: Fruit and Milk Choices

Fruit (1 choice = 15 grams of carbohydrate and 60 calories)

Apple, small 1
Applesauce, unsweet ½ cup
Apples, dried 4 rings
Apricots, fresh 4 whole
Apricots, dried 8 halves
Banana, small 1 (4 oz.)
Blackberries ¾ cup
Cantaloupe ⅓ melon
(1 cup cubes)
Cherries, fresh 12
Dates 3
Figs, fresh 1½ large
Figs, dried
Fruit cocktail ½ cup
Grapefruit, section, can ¾ cup
Grapefruit, large ½
Grapes: Small
Large
15-18
7-9
Kiwi 1 (3.5 oz.)
Mandarin oranges ¾ cup
Mango, small ½ cup
Nectarine, small 1
Orange, small 1
Papaya ½ fruit (1 cup)
Peach 1
Pear, large ½
Pineapple, fresh ¾ cup
Pineapple, canned ½ cup
Plums, small 2
Prunes 3
Raisins 2 Tbsp.
Raspberries 1 cup
Strawberries 1¼ cup
Tangerines, small 2
Watermelon 1 slice
(1¼ cup cubes)
Honeydew melon 1 cup cubes

Milk (1 choice = 12-15 grams of carbohydrate and 90-150 calories)

Fat Free and Low Fat Milk

Skim 1 cup
1% 1 cup
Soy, fat free 1 cup
Soy, reduced fat 1 cup
Buttermilk, fat free 1 cup
Evaporated skim milk ½ cup
Yogurt, fat-free
(Flavored with non-nutritive sweetner)
6 oz.

Whole Milk

Whole Milk 1 cup
Evaporated whole milk ½ cup
Goat’s milk 1 cup
Yogurt, plain
(Made from whole milk)
8 oz.

Reduced Fat Milk

2% 1 cup
Soy 1 cup
Yogurt, plain, low-fat 6 oz.