Is Watermelon Bad for Diabetes?


Quick Answer

Limiting the amount of carbohydrates you consume in a day to 45-65% of your daily caloric consumption can have a serious impact on your diabetes according to Healthline. That means that it isn't the watermelon that is bad for diabetes, but like everything else, should be consumed in moderation.

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A cup of diced watermelon contains 11 grams of carbohydrates, as determined by the research conducted by Michigan State University. It also contains 50 calories according to Web MD. Essentially this means you could eat 20 cups of watermelon a day and still be within your target range on a 2000 calorie a day diet.

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