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How many carbs are in a peach?

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A 2-inch peach has 7.5 grams of carbohydrates, a 2 3/4-inch peach has 15 grams of carbohydrates and a cup of peach slices has 16.2 grams of carbohydrates, according to About.com's Diabetes expert. While peaches are a carbohydrate, they are also packed with fiber, antioxidants and vitamins.

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Carbohydrate counts are a good way to control carbohydrate intake, whether for weight loss or for diabetes control. The glycemic index measures how fast a carbohydrate enters the blood and starts to raise the blood sugar, according to About.com. Peaches have a glycemic index of 28 to 56, depending on the size of the fruit, and they are considered diabetic friendly.

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