Is it safe for diabetics to eat mangoes? Let’s find out

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Written by Anjali Jha
| New Delhi |
Updated: July 6, 2018 4:33:56 pm


Can a person suffering from diabetes eat mangoes? (Source: File Photo)

Mangoes are synonymous with summer and the only good thing offered in the scorching heat. The juicy yellow pulp is loaded with the goodness of fibre, antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin K, but the health benefits of mangoes have often been debatable because of its high calorie and sugar content. That’s probably the reason why many people avoid binging on the king of fruits, especially diabetics.

But what if these are just a bunch of myths and it’s safe for diabetics to eat it? According to the book Healing Foods by Miriam Polunin, mangoes contain enzymes that aid breakdown and digestion of protein, and also fibre, which keeps the digestive functions working efficiently. But how…

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