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A 26-year-old male asked:

How concerned should i be about consuming lots of fruits? is the sugar content a problem?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
No : unless you are pre-diabetic or have type 2 diabetes.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Depends: What do you mean by "lots of".Fruits are basically 60%water,fructose sugar in varied amounts & small amounts of protein. Unless you have an allergy to any of these or intolerance to the sugar moderate consumption is fine. Eat too much of anything & you can gain fat eventually (from the sugar). Mostly they are a water source.
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Last updated Jul 23, 2019

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