Yes! It is completely okay to eat fruit, fruits are highly nutritious and low in calories. The sugars we are all so scared of in fruits are all natural and are processed differently in your body then unnatural sugars like twinkles, brownies and all the sugar found in breads and cereals.
Fruits are so sweet that they’re suitable as desserts, but they’re still quite low in calories, and high in fiber
The best way to pair your fruits is to eat them with your yogurts, cheese, salads and proteins or as a snack on their own. However you must keep an eye out with cheese and other dairy and understand that you can only eat limited amounts.
Fruits are great for breakfast or lunch, and our favorite ones are listed below, calories per cup included of course.
The best fruits? Actually berries, so go on have a cup:
All portions are 1 cup.
- Apples 80
- Blackberries 82
- Blueberries 75
- Bananas 105
- Cherries 90
- Cantaloupe 94
- Grapefruit 37
- Oranges 80
- Peaches 70
- Strawberries 45
What about dry fruits? Now those guys have more sugars, so the best way to eat dried fruit is to limit the portions. Pro Tip: If you want to digest dried fruit correctly- soak them in hot water, then eat.
Super Hungry? grab an apple, its one of the best ways to kill a craving and keep you satisfied until dinner.
Cereal? Pair all natural Kashi puffs (low in sugar and high in fiber) with a cup of blue berries.
Craving the sweet stuff? here is our favorite recipe- and it truly satisfies the sweat and chocolate tooth, all while providing essential nutrients and its full of protein too. #WinWin
FYI: all natural coco powder is only 10 cals a tablespoon and adds a chocolate punch to everything.