How much sugar in jujube fruit?

06-05-2019

The sugar content in jujube fruit is relatively high, especially dried red dates. According to research data, the total sugar content of dried jujube is 80.86%-85.63%, the reducing sugar content is 57.61%-77.93%, the protein content is between 4.5%-6.9%, and the ash content is between 2.2%-3.0%. The moisture content is between 17.5% and 22.5%. It is worth noting that different types of Chinese red dates have different sugar content and cannot be generalized.

Dried red jujube contains more sugar, which will increase blood sugar in diabetic patients and worsen the condition. Therefore, patients with high sugar content, high blood sugar, and diabetes should not eat more jujube dates.

dried jujube fruit


Common fruit sugar content list


dried red dates

Fruits with a sugar content between 4% and 7%: watermelon, strawberry, white melon, etc.

Fruits with a sugar content between 8% and 10%: pears, lemons, cherries, cantaloupes, grapes, peaches, pineapples, etc.

Fruits with a sugar content between 9% and 13%: apples, apricots, figs, oranges, grapefruits, lychees, etc.

Fruits with a sugar content of 14% or more: persimmon, longan, banana, bayberry, pomegranate, etc.

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