Fruit can be categorized by its glycemic index (GI), a rating that assigns a number based upon the rate of absorption into your body. For weight loss in general, and for bariatric patients it is often helpful to eat foods with a lower GI rating because those foods can feel more filling for less eaten! Choose these fruits in these portion sizes and EAT 2-3 per day!
- Whole Apples, any variety small to medium size
- ½- ¾ Cup Berries or Cherries
- ½ Pear, any variety
- ½ Citrus Fruit, orange or grapefruit
- 2 Mini Oranges like “Cuties”
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