About 80 gm Sapodilla(chikoo) is safe for diabetic people

Sapodilla(chikoo) is juicy, sweet and delicious but are they good for diabetic people ? Yes if eaten in limited(prescribed) quantity.


It is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Potassium, Calcium, and other important minerals and a very good source of Vitamin C, A. Sapodilla(chikoo) are also rich in protein. Only bad thing about this fruit for diabetic people is A large portion of the calories in this food come from sugars and sugars(carbohydrate) is bad for diabetes.

In diabetes it is myth that diabetic people should not eat Sapodilla(sweet fruits). Fact is that total amount of carbohydrate in a food affect blood sugar is more than other sources of  carbohydrate like sugar. For diabetic people one serving of fruit should contain 15 gm  carbohydrate. The size of the serving depends on the carbohydrate content of the fruit. If some fruit contains less carbohydrate then that can be eaten in more quantity.

About 80 gm Sapodilla contains 15 gm  carbohydrate, which is about 1/3 cup whole Sapodilla.

1/2 cup (80 grams) whole Chikoo contains 15 gm carbohydrate. So you can eat about 1/2 cup  whole chikoo. but you have to cut other carbohydrate intake to balance your diet.

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