A balanced diet must contain fruit! But beware, some are more caloric than others. Find out which ones.
- Per day, an adult should consume between 25 and 30 grams of fiber.
- Many French people do not reach this daily quantity.
According to recommendations, you should eat five fruits and vegetables a day. But some fruits are more caloric than others. An idea to keep in mind if you are on a diet.
The banana, thee grapes, cherries…
Many already know it: the banana is the most caloric fruit. Count 95 calories per 100 grams. But it is nevertheless excellent for health, especially for its potassium intake.
Potassium lowers blood pressure and decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. According to’World Health Organization (WHO), potassium intake should be at least 3,510 milligrams per day for adults. A good way to achieve this goal is to eat bananas!
Tied in the calorie ranking: passion fruit and grapes. Each of them will provide you with 80 calories per 100 grams. Next come, for the same quantity, pomegranate (75 calories) and cherries (70 calories).
What are the lowest calorie fruits?
Conversely, the fruits with the lowest calories are strawberries, melon, guava, lemon, watermelon or even grapefruit. They only have between 29 and 36 calories per 100 grams.
Consuming fruits remains very important on a daily basis because they have many advantages, in particular the fiber intake which is essential for our good health. They help with weight management, promote the growth of good intestinal bacteria, contribute to good digestion, limit bad blood cholesterol, etc. Finally, some fruits are also natural antioxidants, such as pomegranate, which protect the cells of our body.
But whether they are caloric or not, the fact remains that, as is often the case in food, you must eat fruit in moderation. Two or three fruits – or portions if they are strawberries for example – per day are a sufficient quantity to benefit from their contributions, without harmful effects such as a glycemic peak, in the event of overconsumption, due to the sugar they contain. !