Is it Safe for Diabetics to Eat Mangoes? Experts Reveal

Who doesn’t love gorging on these juicy summer delights? Just a mere thought of this delicious summer fruit can elicit numerous visuals of the huge variety of mangoes that you can choose from. While most people enjoy binging on this king of fruits, some shun it because of the high amount of sugar present in it. The health benefits of mangoes have always been debatable because of their excessive sugar and calorie content which generally overpower the nutritional value of the fruit. Therefore, diabetics are mostly advised to eat mangoes in moderation. But the jury is still out on whether or not mangoes are good for diabetics. We decided to talk to some leading doctors and nutritionists and get you expert advice.

According to the book Healing Foods by DK Publishing, mangoes contain enzymes that aid breakdown and digestion of protein, and also fiber, which keeps the digestive functions working efficiently. Dietary fiber has some long term benefits as well that include lowering the risk of developing colon cancer and heart disease.


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