Sugar Content of Fruit

Sugar Content of Fruit

Fruit is a delicious and nutritious food to include in our diets. However there is a much higher sugar content in fruit than there is in vegetables and for that reason you need to limit your fruit intake to 2-3 pieces of fruit per day. However in saying that some fruit is higher in sugar than others and can be enjoyed more liberally whilst others you need to more careful of. So heres a list to help you know a little more about delicious and nutritious fruit.

FruitSugar per 100g 

USDA

 Sugar per 100g

AUSNUT

Apricot9g7g
Apples – Fuji12g12g
Apples – Red delicious11g13g
Apples – Gala11g11g
Apples – Granny smith10g10.5g
Banana Cavendish12g13g
Banana – Lady finger 18g
Blackberry fresh5g7.5g
Blackberry (frozen)11g7.5g
Blueberry10g11g
Blueberry frozen8g11g
Boysenberry (frozen)7g 
Cherry (sweet)13g 
Cherry Australian 11g
Cherry sour9g 
Coconut6g 
Cranberries (fresh)            4g4g
Dates, Deglet63g 
Dates medjool66g 
Feijoa8g 
Figs16g8g
Grapefruit, pink and red7g5g
Grapes16g16g
Guava9g4g
Honeydew Melon8g7g
Jackfruit19g16g
Kiwi9g9g
Lemon2.5g1.5g
Limes2g1g
Loganberry8g 
Lychee 16g
Mango14g12g
Mandarine11g8g
Mulberry8g4g
Nashi Pear 11g
Nectarine 8g
Oranges9g8g
Papaya8g7g
Passionfruit11g6g
Peaches – Yellow8g7g
Peaches – White 7g
Pears10g10g
Persimmons13g16g
Pineapple10g8g
Plantains15g 
Plum10g6.5g
Pomegranate14g14g
Prune 16g
Raspberries fresh4g6.5g
Raspberries Frozen5g6.5g
Rhubarb1g2g
Rock Melon8g5g
Strawberry5g4g
Tangelo 8g
Tangerines9g 
Watermelon6g5g

 

USDA – America Department of Agriculture

AUSNUT – Food standards Australia and New Zealand