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Are Mangoes Fattening Or Good For Health!

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Say hello to the King of fruits, the yellow soft and very juicy mango that is much loved by one and all is here for the summer.

At every nook and corner on the street, you will see carts filled with this blissful fruit. Mangoes are one of the yummiest fruits that you can add to your diet and indulge in.

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However, not many women are fond of this fruit, as it is commonly known for its high rate of calories.

So, do you think mangoes can make you gain weight? Well, if you want to know what the true nutritional value of a mango is, you have come to the right place.

Today, Boldsky shares with you some of the detailed information on mangoes.

According to health experts, this yellow King of fruits is fat-free, cholesterol-free and salt-free. Surprised? Well, one serving of mango has only 1% fat, 0% cholesterol and 0% sodium in 1 mango.

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On the other hand, mangoes don't make you fat, even if you eat them every day in the summer. And, even if you consume three mangoes, which is equal to around 400 calories, you will not gain weight.

So, here are some the reasons why you should eat a mango and not worry about gaining weight, take a look:


Consume The Fruit:

It is much better and safer to consume the fruit rather than drink the juice that mostly contains a lot of sugar. When you consume this fruit in its juice form, you are taking in more calories, as you will be adding sugar and milk to make the juice.


Fibre-Friendly Fruit:

Did you know that one serving of mango can provide you with a rich amount of fibre. Well, this fruit has fibre that will help in dealing with the digestive issues and aid in burning calories faster.


Presence Of Nutrients & Vitamins:

The more nutrients and vitamins you consume during the day, the more energy your body will receive. And, this in turn leads to weight loss, as your body will tend to be active the entire day.


Low In GI:

Mango has a low glycaemic index (41-60), so going a little overboard will not increase your sugar levels. So, if you are worried about your sugar levels increasing, this piece of information can provide you relief.


Thinking About Your Cholesterol?:

If you are worried about your cholesterol levels increasing, consume a mango. This fruit contains pectin, fibre and vitamin C that help in lowering the serum cholesterol levels. So, eat away and stay healthy.


Increases Immunity:

When your immunity is low, there is a lesser chance for you to fight off the infections. With a low immunity, your energy will also decrease. Therefore, consuming mango will aid in increasing your immunity levels, helping you to stay active and lose weight gradually.


The Calories In A Mango!:

Mangoes have their fair share of calories and Indians prefer to enjoy this fruit after a meal. Experts state that you need to balance your diet, so if you want to eat a mango, substitute something in your diet, which shares the same amount of calories in a mango. In this way, you will not put on weight.

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Story first published: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 13:00 [IST]
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