Is Watermelon Safe to Eat for Patients with Diabetes?

Q:
Can I eat watermelon in summer? Someone said it was ok while others said it was bad.

A:
You’d better not. Watermelon typically has a GI of 72, which means it can elevate your blood sugar fast. Anything over 70 is considered to be high. And you should avoid them for protecting your blood vessels.

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