Fruits are considered to be a healthy and very easy and simple addition to your diet. Let us talk about Dr. Ken Berry’s take on how healthy are fruits and how to consume them on a keto diet.
What Dr. Ken Berry Has To Say:
Dr. Ken Berry is affiliated with Henry County Medical Center in Tennessee, US. He has an extremely popular youtube channel with over 1 Million Subscribers across the globe.
Dr. Ken Berry is the author of the bestseller \”Lies My Doctor Told Me\” which exposes myths and misleading health advice from well-meaning doctors, such as avoiding fat. He in fact himself embraces the Ketogenic diet and often is seen terming Keto as the Proper & Natural Human Diet.
Dr. Ken Berry’s take on how healthy are fruits
So fruits are not very nutrient-dense at all, but it is very dense and sugar, both sucrose and fructose, very dense in sugar, especially some of the more popular fruits like grapes. And bananas and raisins, uh, higher the melons they\’re, they\’re basically just a big sack of sugar.
He says green leafy vegetables are more nutrient-dense as compared to fruits
And so they, it, they may have some vitamins and minerals, India, no doubt, it\’s much the same as if I took a can of Coca-Cola. Right. And I opened it and I sprinkled the pinch of vitamins and minerals in it. Would, would that then make Coca-Cola a health food? No, I don\’t think so. I don\’t think most people would believe that either, but basically of us, a sugary high-glycemic-index fruit is just a Coca-Cola with some vitamins and minerals sprinkled in, there are much healthier ways to get the vitamins and minerals that you\’ll find in fruits, sparsely from dark green, leafy veggies and nonstarchy, and Keto-friendly vegetables.
Drinking fruit juice will spike your blood sugar levels and lead to inflammation in your body
And so if you\’re worried about getting plenty of vitamins and minerals, you need to eat keto drinking fruit juice is just as bad as drinking a Pepsi or a Coca-Cola fruit juice that has no meaningful health benefits whatsoever. It\’s going to stall your fat loss. Also, It\’s going to spike your blood sugar and your insulin.
It\’s going to lead to inflammation in your body. There are no health benefits from drinking fruit juice. Eating whole raw fruit is less bad than drinking fruit juice, but that still doesn\’t make it good. Does it? You can always get your vitamins and minerals from better keto sources.