02/23/2015 01:56 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Which Fruits Contain the Most Sugar?


Out of all the fruits in existence, which ones do you think contain the most sugar? Strawberries? Guava? Watermelon? Believe it or not, those fruits actually contain the least amount of sugar, according to to Calorie Count, along with papaya, grapefruit, and cantaloupe. But some fruits contain a lot more sugar than others; strawberries, on average, contain 4.1 grams of sugar per three-ounce serving, and the sweetest fruit contains a whopping 13.8 grams. Read on to learn which six fruits contain the most calories.

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#6 Bananas
A three-ounce serving of bananas contains 10.1 grams of sugar, with 76 calories, making it among the most calorie-dense fruits.

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#5 Cherries
A three-ounce serving of this fruit contains 10.9 grams of sugar, as well as 54 calories.

#4 Pomegranates
Three ounces of pomegranate contains 11.6 grams of sugar, with 70 calories, also making it quite calorie-sense.

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#3 Mangos
That juicy mango contains 12.7 grams of sugar in a three-ounce serving, with 60 calories

#2 Grapes
Ties for first place in the sugar department, grapes contain 13.8 grams of sugar per three-ounce serving, with 57 calories.

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#1 Figs
Bite into a fresh fig and you'll agree that there are few things that match its great sweetness. It also happens to be tied with grapes for the sweetest fruit award; its 62 calories contain

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