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How much sugar is in some common fruits?

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Some of the least sugary kinds of fruit are lime, with 0.4 grams of sugar per 100 grams of fresh fruit; avocado, with 0.9 grams of sugar per 100 grams; and lemon, with 2.5 grams of sugar per 100 grams. Dried fruit, conversely, is high in sugar. 100 grams of dried mango contain 73 grams of sugar, and 100 grams of dried figs contain 62.3 grams of sugar.

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According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 1 large apple weighing 223 grams contains 23 grams of sugar, while there are 17 grams of sugar in 1 large banana weighing 140 grams.

Other sugary fruits include red seedless grapes, with 20 grams of sugar in 1 serving (126 grams), and pineapples, with 11.9 grams of sugar per 100 grams.

Strawberries contain 7 grams of sugar in 1 serving (147 grams) and 1 cup of cubed cantaloupes (160 grams) contains 13 grams of sugar. A slice of watermelon (280 grams) has 18 grams of sugar.

A large navel orange (270 grams) contains 23 grams of sugar, while there are 15 grams of sugar in 1 large peach (184 grams).

Sugar makes up around 8 percent of fresh blackberries, sour cherries and nectarines. Raspberries contain a little more sugar, with 9.5 grams per 100 grams of fresh fruit. Papaya is less sugary and contains 5.9 grams of sugar per 100 grams.

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