Mango is indeed the King of fruits. The love for eating mangoes is often cherished by people. Summertime is mango time, however, there are a lot of myths which make us doubt our very own lovable mango fruit. People often think that mango leads to weight gain and it is strictly unhealthy for diabetic patients. However, the truth is yet to be discovered. Mangoes are rich in vitamin A, B-6, potassium, and fibre. Rujuta Diwekar, the leading celebrity nutritionist, yet again favoured mangoes and call us out to have them more.
Rujuta Diwekar recently tweeted:
Want fibre? Eat oats.— Rujuta Diwekar (@RujutaDiwekar) April 17, 2019
Want polyphenols? Drink green tea.
Want antioxidants? Eat dark chocolate.
Guess what has all of the above nutrients? Mango.
But then guess what it lacks?Budget.
Farmers don’t sponsor food or pharma conferences or do front page ads.#eatlocal #summer pic.twitter.com/rPh9RAiHls
Want fibre? Eat oats. Want polyphenols? Drink green tea. Want antioxidants? Eat dark chocolate. Guess what has all of the above nutrients? Mango
People often think that eating mangoes lead to acne and skin problems, it leads to weight gain and most importantly, it contains sugar, thus harmful for diabetic patients. But it’s time to break all these myths.
Eating mangoes is completely safe as long as we have set our limits. Mango is a good-to-go summer fruit which brings along a long of health benefits. It is loaded with nutrients which help us to stay healthy.
Listed below are some of the benefits of Mangoes:
Mangoes help to lose weight
If consumed in moderation, mangoes help to lose weight. They are loaded with fibres which help us to stay satiated for a longer time and thus suppress our hunger. Thus, it prevents the intake of unhealthy snacks. Also, the presence of phytochemicals in mangoes help to burst the natural fat.
Can be consumed by the diabetic patient
Often people think that it’s unhealthy for a diabetic patient to eat mangoes. However, this is not true! Mangoes are low on Glycemc index and thus they help to regulate the blood sugar level. Thus, it's safe to eat mangoes in moderation even if you are a diabetic patient.
Mangoes strengthen bones
Being rich in Vitamin C, mangoes help to strengthen the bones and joints.
Keeps the skin healthy
Mangoes are rich in carotene. As a result, it helps the skin to glow. Often people think consumption of mangoes leads to acne on the skin, however, this is not true as mangoes are rich in antioxidants.
Promotes healthy eyesight
Mangoes contain beta carotene which helps to produce vitamin A. It is also loaded in antioxidants which help to keep the eyes healthy and prevents macular degeneration.