If you start dieting, expect to hear at least a few coworkers, friends and family members tell you to start cutting fruit out of your diet because they think it’s too high in sugar. While you may not want to argue with them and just choose to nod in agreement, whatever you do, don’t cut fruit from your diet or you will be missing out on all the many health benefits of fruit.

As this infographic shows, not only is fruit reasonably low in calories despite its reputation for being so sugary, the health benefits of fruit are also way too good to even consider cutting it from your diet -especially for those trying to lose weight. In fact, watermelon, pineapple, grapefruit and pear could even help you lose weight.

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