Low Carb Fruits

On this low carb fruits page you will find carbohydrate chart counters for fruits and vegetables.

The link to the vegetables chart awaits you at the bottom of this page.

Fruits are part of a healthy diet.

However, some fruits contain significantly more carbohydrate than others do.

Use the charts wisely to make the best choices.

The charts are used as daily guides for weight loss or weight maintenance.

The food counts in the list are for fresh fruit, not sweetened, canned, or dried, unless otherwise stated.

Knowing which are the low carb fruits is important when counting carbohydrates.

In the final column of each segment is the approximate amount of carbohydrate in each fruit or portion.

So, let's learn more.

The Carbohydrate Chart

If you intend to add adding fruits to your low carb diet, choose the best: To maximize the health benefits of fruit, and help our planet, eat organically grown fruits when possible. A low carb diet really does work. It works for health. It works for weight loss.

If you wish to view the low carbohydrate vegetable chart, you will find the page link awaiting you at the bottom of this page.

Per single fruit or the portion stated Calories per fruit or the portion stated Carbohydrates per fruit or the portion stated
Apple (with the peel) 81 21
Apricot 17 4
Avocado 306 12
Banana 105 27
Blackberries (½ cup) 37 9
Blackcurrants (½ cup) 36 9
Blueberries fresh (½ cup) 41 10
Cherries (½ cup) 52 12
Cranberries fresh raw (½ cup), 23 6
Currants Red fresh (½ cup) 31 8
Dates dried/sugar (½ cup) 280 62
Date 1 fresh/unsweetened 7 2
Fig (medium) 37 10
Gooseberries fresh (½ cup) 34 8
Grapes (10 medium seedless) 36 9
Grapefruit (1 medium half) 46 12
Guava (½ cup) 42 10
Kiwi (medium) 46 11
Lemon (with peel) 22 12
Lime (with peel) 18 10
Lychees 1 oz. 19 5
Mango fresh 135 35
Melon Canteloupe (1 half) 94 22
Melon Honeydew (1 tenth) 46 12
Nectarine (medium) 67 16
Olives green (pitted) 1 oz. 33 0.4
Olives black (pitted) 1 oz. 96 2.5
Orange 65 16
Papaya (½ cup cubed) 27 7
Passion Fruit (medium) 18 4
Paw Paw 34 7
Peach 37 10
Pear (medium) 98 25
Pineapple fresh (½ cup cubed) 39 10
Plum 36 9
Prune (1 dried & pitted) 20 5
Raisins (dried ½ cup) 110 29
Raspberry (½ cup) 31 7
Rhubarb (½ cup cubed) 14 3
Satsuma 37 9
Strawberries (½ cup) 23 5
Tangerine 37 9
Tomato (large) 26 6
Tomato Cherry 3 1

Web pages related to this page

If you also wish to use low carbohydrate vegetables, see the following page:

Low Carb Vegetables

Recommended books for this page

Here are reading suggestions for eating well for weight loss:

  • Anna Wright and Dennis E Bradford, Belly Fat Blast
  • Cordain, The Paleo Diet
  • Eades and Eades, Protein Power
  • Price, Nutrition and Physical Degeneration

Useful external article

Even when counting carbohydrates you don't have to give up all fruit. Fruits and vegetables are loaded with phytonutrients and fiber. Low carbohydrate fruits such as berries, preferably organic, are a good choice for health. Below is a useful Stanford School of Medicine article about using fruits and vegetables to reduce the risk of cancer.

Nutrition and Cancer Risk

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