Health benefits of mangoes, How much is too much?

Mangoes often hailed as the king of fruits are not only beloved for their delicious taste but also for their numerous health benefits. As the summer season rolls in, markets overflow with piles of ripe mangoes tempting us with their juicy sweetness. But how much is too much when it comes to incorporating mangoes into our daily diet?
According to medical experts, mangoes are rich in natural sugars and have a lower fibre content compared to other fruits. Therefore, it’s advisable for healthy individuals to consume no more than 1.5 to 2 cups or around 330 grams of mangoes per day. However, for those managing diabetes, it’s crucial to monitor their intake more closely sticking to no more than 2 slices per day and checking blood sugar levels afterward to ensure stability.
While mangoes offer a plethora of nutrients including protein, carbohydrates, fibre, natural sugars, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, copper, folate, potassium, magnesium and riboflavin, moderation is key to reaping their benefits without overloading on sugars.
The high vitamin C content in mangoes strengthens the immune system while aiding in iron absorption, promoting healthy skin and supporting cell health. Furthermore, the presence of antioxidants in mangoes contributes to overall well-being.

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