Top 10 Fruits Lowest in Sugar

Top 10 Fruits Lowest in Sugar

Fruits are high in vitamins, minerals, fiber, water, and probably several other great nutrients yet unknown to nutrition. For people wanting all those great benefits while minimizing their sugar intake, below is a list of the top 10 fruits lowest in sugar.

Low sugar fruits include olives, avocados, starfruit, cranberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, currants, Asian pears, and casaba melon. The list below gives the grams of sugar per serving, and the number of teaspoons of sugar per serving. 1 tsp is equal to 4 grams of sugar.

For more information see the nutrient ranking of low sugar fruits.

List of Low Sugar Fruits

Green Olives

#1: Olives

Up to 0% Sugar
Sugar in One Large OliveSugar per 100g
0g (0 tsp)0g (0 tsp)
Half an avocado

#2: Avocados

Up to 0.7% Sugar
Sugar per AvocadoSugar per 100g
1.3g (0.3 tsp)0.7g (0.2 tsp)

#3: Starfruit (Carambola)

Up to 4% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
4.3g (1.1 tsp)4g (1 tsp)

#4: Cranberries

Up to 4.3% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
4.7g (1.2 tsp)4.3g (1.1 tsp)

Warning: Cranberry juice and other cranberry products often have a lot of added sugar.

A bunch of raspberries

#5: Raspberries

Up to 4.4% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
5.4g (1.4 tsp)4.4g (1.1 tsp)
Blackberries on the stem

#6: Blackberries

Up to 4.9% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
7g (1.8 tsp)4.9g (1.2 tsp)

#7: Strawberries

Up to 4.9% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
8.1g (2 tsp)4.9g (1.2 tsp)
Red Currants

#8: Red and White Currants

Up to 7.4% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
8.3g (2.1 tsp)7.4g (1.8 tsp)
Asian Pears

#9: Asian Pear

Up to 7.1% Sugar
Sugar per FruitSugar per 100g
8.6g (2.2 tsp)7.1g (1.8 tsp)
Casaba Melon

#10: Casaba Melon

Up to 5.7% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
9.7g (2.4 tsp)5.7g (1.4 tsp)

See All 112 Fruits Low in Sugar

About the Data

Data for the curated food lists comes from the USDA Food Data Central Repository.

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Data Sources and References

  1. U.S. Agricultural Research Service Food Data Central