Which fruits and vegetables contain the lowest amounts of natural sugar?

During your week on the Cabbage Soup Diet, there are a few veggies you should NOT have, including corn, peas, beans, potatoes (except on Day 2) and bananas (except on Day 4). Besides that, you can eat whatever fruits and veggies you like – but you should try to choose produce LOW in sugar! Here is a convenient list for you – and try to limit those high glycemic items!


Low Glycemic Veggies

Asparagus,Beet greens, Broccoli, Cabbage (of course!), Cauliflower, Celery, Cucumber, Endive lettuce, Mustard greens, Radishes, Spinach, Watercress

Medium Glycemic Veggies

Beets, Brussels sprouts, Chives, Collard greens, Dandelion leaves, Kale, Leeks, Okra, Onions, Parsley, Peppers, Pumpkin, Rutabagas, Turnips

High Glycemic Veggies

Artichokes, Carrots, Parsnips, Potato

*Corn, Dried Beans, Potatoes, Squash and Yam are ALL on the High Glycemic list – make sure to omit them completely this week!


Low Glycemic Fruits

Cantaloupe, Rhubarb

Medium Glycemic Fruits

Apples, Apricots, Bananas (Day 4 only!), Cherries, Cranberries, Grapefruit, Guava, Kiwi, Lemon, Lime, Oranges, Papaya, Plums, Tomatoes, Watermelon

High Glycemic Fruit

Blueberries, Figs, Grapes, Kumquats, Loganberries, Mangoes, Mulberries, Pears, Pineapple, Pomegranates, Prunes

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