Is fruit allowed on a low-carb diet? by Functional Nutritionist Andrea Nicholson

Do I have to give up all fruit on a low carbohydrate diet? Or is fruit allowed on a low-carb diet?
Like all foods, there are some pros and cons to eating fruit. It’s LOADED with vital nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber – but it’s also filled with sugar – both in the form of glucose and fructose. And this is what makes fruit unique – and a bit challenging.
Glucose and fructose are metabolized differently in the body – and therefore lead to different long term impacts. Watch this video for more about how fruit is metabolized in the body – AND for recommendations on the best fruits you CAN eat! 🙂

Is Fruit Allowed on a Low-Carb Diet?

Fruit can be a part of a low-carb diet, but it’s important to pay attention to which kinds and how much you’re consuming! Today’s fruit isn’t what it was centuries ago – bigger, sweeter, and more addicting than ever before! It’s also good to know that fruit is NOT essential – while it has some great nutrients, you do not have to eat fruit.


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