Top 10 Fruits Lowest in Sugar

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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 Olives1 Olives
Up to 0% Sugar
Sugar in One Large OliveSugar per 100g
0g (0 tsp)0g (0 tsp)
Half an avocado2 Avocados
Up to 0.7% Sugar
Sugar per AvocadoSugar per 100g
1.3g (0.3 tsp)0.7g (0.2 tsp)
Starfruit3 Starfruit (Carambola)
Up to 4% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
4.3g (1.1 tsp)4g (1 tsp)
Cranberries4 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 raspberries5 Raspberries
Up to 4.4% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
5.4g (1.4 tsp)4.4g (1.1 tsp)
Blackberries on the stem6 Blackberries
Up to 4.9% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
7g (1.8 tsp)4.9g (1.2 tsp)
Strawberries7 Strawberries
Up to 4.9% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
8.1g (2 tsp)4.9g (1.2 tsp)
Red Currants8 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 Pears9 Asian Pear
Up to 7.1% Sugar
Sugar per FruitSugar per 100g
8.6g (2.2 tsp)7.1g (1.8 tsp)
Casaba Melon10 Casaba Melon
Up to 5.7% Sugar
Sugar per CupSugar per 100g
9.7g (2.4 tsp)5.7g (1.4 tsp)

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
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