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Mangoes - To Eat Or Not To Eat? Health Benefits Of Mangoes

Summers are here and so are mangoes! We all have childhood memeories attached to mangoes. it is the most favorite memory but nowadays a lot of poeple avoid eating mangoes as muh as thye would loe to et.

Mangoes - To Eat Or Not To Eat? Health Benefits Of Mangoes

Summers are synonymous with mangoes! We all have childhood memories attached to mangoes. But nowadays a lot of people avoid eating mangoes as much as they would loveit. There are all sorts of apprehensions regarding the king of fruits. We have all kinds of questions in our minds like - will it make me gain weight? I am diabetic, I can’t touch mangoes, my skin will be acne prone if I eat mangoes, etc. According to nutritionists mangoes are low on free, cholesterol and are salt free. They are considered to be super fruits for summers. They are great nourishers for the body. We all are aware that an excess of anything makes you gain weight, so is the case with mango. If you eat it in excess you will gain weight.

Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar, the woman behind Kareena Kapoor's size zero often shares diet and fitness tips on her social pages. She believes in anything but rapid results and fad diets. She encourages seasonal and local foods. Now that summer has hit the country and we all are getting summer headaches, acidity and dehydration, Rujuta has shared some very valuable tips for her followers.

Health Benefits Of Mangoes

1. Lowers cholesterol - Mango is extremely rich in vitamin C, pectin and fiber that helps to lower the cholesterol levels. This helps in keeping our heart healthy.
2. Excellent for the eyes - A cup of sliced mangoes constitutes 25 percent of the vitamin A content. Vitamin A is excellent for keeping our eyes healthy and prevents night-blindness and dry eyes.
3. Alkalines the body - The acids including malic acid, tartaric acid and some citric acid present in the fruit help to maintain the alkaline content in the body.
4. Fights heat stroke - Juice made from green mango with water added with some sweetener helps the body to cool down from the excess heat present outdoors. It keeps the body cool and does not let you get exhausted easily.
5. Boosts the immune system - A considerate amount of vitamin A and vitamin C in mango with 25 different kinds of carotenoids helps keep your immune system super strong and prevents the body from falling sick.  
 
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