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I read the other day that eating peaches, apricots, plums or nectarines could reduce insulin resistance. Any advice about how many per day? 

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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In brief: Variety, not number

The fruits you mentioned have a relatively low glycemic index, i.
e. They won't cause the high sugar spikes you can see with other fruits. Common questions people have: will eating those fruits prevent diabetes? Will eating lots of them treat diabetes? No and no. Rather, they are good alternatives to more sugary fruits. You still need a good variety of beans/legumes, healthy meats and veggies.

In brief: Variety, not number

The fruits you mentioned have a relatively low glycemic index, i.
e. They won't cause the high sugar spikes you can see with other fruits. Common questions people have: will eating those fruits prevent diabetes? Will eating lots of them treat diabetes? No and no. Rather, they are good alternatives to more sugary fruits. You still need a good variety of beans/legumes, healthy meats and veggies.
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