Mangoes f or Weight Loss:
Nutrients present in mango
Many types of nutrients are present in mango such as calories, carbohydrates, fat, calcium, magnesium, iron, sugar, protein, energy, folate, copper, vitamins like vitamin A, B-6, B-12, C, E, Vitamin K, Vitamin D, Zinc, Phosphorus, Potassium, Fiber, Niacin, Thiamine etc.
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Does eating mango reduce weight
TOI According to a news published in this article, experts have different opinions on whether mango reduces weight or not. Some say that there are many such nutrients and properties present in mango, which help in weight loss, but some do not agree with this and say that the consumption of mango is not good for reducing weight. Since, this fruit is not available in other seasons, so people start consuming it in large quantity in summer, which is not good for health at all.
According to one study, 27 participants consumed fresh mangoes containing 100 kcal for 12 weeks. These showed a decrease in blood glucose, C-reactive protein, and a significant increase in total antioxidant capacity. Not only this, there was no significant change in body weight, fat percentage, insulin or lipid profile, blood pressure after consumption of mango. In the study, the cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight and obese adults were definitely seen after the consumption of mango. Some other experts also say that eating mangoes does not reduce weight, but increases. Actually, mango is high in calories and carb, which increases weight.
should diabetics eat mango
Diabetic patients can also eat mangoes, but not in large quantities, in limited quantities, otherwise there is a risk of increasing the sugar level. Doctors also recommend eating less mango in diabetes because the glycemic index of this fruit is very high. It has a glycemic index of 51, which is low, but quite high when compared to non-diabetic foods. In such a situation, experts give this salad to diabetics not to consume foods with glycemic index more than 55.
how much mango should be eaten in a day
Some people like mangoes so much that they eat 5-6 mangoes in a day, but it is not right to do so. Especially, diabetic, obese patients should take expert advice before consuming mango. According to experts, 2 cups or less than 350 grams of mango should be consumed per day. There are about 60 calories in 100 grams and a whole mango contains about 202 calories.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 14, 2022, 05:54 IST