- Strawberries (6 grams) vs Mango (13 grams)
- Raspberries (5 grams) vs Banana (20 grams – yes that is equivalent to 4 tsp of sugar!) No wonder we love them!
- Blackberries (5 grams) vs Grapes (16 grams)
- Blueberries (12 grams) vs Pineapple (12 grams)
Here are 3 Easy tips to get your Nutrition back on track this Summer after a Winter of colds, flus and illness. Its time for Comfort food to take a back seat as you embrace the colours and flavours of Seasonal food during Summer. 1. Now that is what I call a Salad Salads are a wonderful way to deliver high density nutrients and flavour into your daily life. They’re quick to make and can travel so easily anywhere with you, which makes them super convenient. They are full of fibre that supports your ‘good gut bacteria’ and help to keep those spikes in blood sugar levels on an even keel. A salad with some leaves, tomato & cucumber is ok. However there are hundreds of ways to supercharge them by adding ‘al Dante’ vegetables and light grains so even better! Here is a recipe my clients’ love that serves as a base for inspiration. Play with the colour and textures to suit your own and family tastes. – see the Nourish Bowl Recipe by clicking here. 2. Tropical Fruit – ‘some of the time’ Summer is a time when those dark red, blue and purple fruits are in season in all their glory and not to mention affordable for the family. Summer is also a time of in season Mangoes, Pineapple, Bananas and other tropical fruits. Not to mention the wonderful array of stone fruits like nectarines, peaches and apricots. Let’s not forget grapes. When it comes to sugar content – not all fruits are equal Here are some comparisons you may be interested in - especially when you consider that 1 tsp of sugar is = 5 grams of carbohydrate. Net carbs per 100 grams of fruit.