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Sunday, July 20, 2008 susieqrn4, Community Member, asks

Q: Is watermelon a good fruit for diabetics to eat

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Meg, the Noob, Community Member
7/22/08 4:07am

In short, no.  Watermelon is a high GI fruit (in fact, all melons are).  This means it spikes your blood glucose.  Decidous and citrus fruits are much better, as they have a low GI, and therefore release their sugar into your bloodstream more slowly.

Fruits and Vegetables, Community Member
9/12/09 6:48pm

Yes! Watermelon has no cholesterol, no fat, itis 92% water, it is good in vitamin C D E A and other nutrients. It is good to eat anything in moderation, however as a diabetic I overeat when it come to a good watermelon I then take my bloodsugar and it okay in good and safe range

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By susieqrn4, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/17/12, First Published: 07/20/08