Myth: “Currants (black corinthian raisins) have sugar and are not suitable for diabetics”
Currants (black corinthian raisins) have the nature of the sweet, because they contain predominantly fructose with a very low glycemic index (19) compared to glucose (100), thus resulting black corinthian raisins to have moderate glycemic index (55-63). Therefore, according to clinical studies in volunteers, currants (black corinthian raisins) become an ideal food for patients with type 2 diabetes, in everything a balanced diet!
A study of glycemic response to Corinthian raisins in healthy subjects and in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients
A pilot, randomized controlled trial to examine the health outcomes of raisin consumption in patients with diabetes