EVERYONE LOVES MANGOES !!!!!! RYT? BUT THERE ARE SOME MYTHS RELATED TO IT, due to which everyone hesitates to eat it Well here are some answers for you • DIABETIC PATIENTS CAN NOT EAT MANGO DUE TO HIGH SUGAR CONTENT Studies have shown exact opposite results, mangoes have a low glycemic index (GI). Glycemic index is a number associated with a particular type of food that indicates the food's effect on a person's blood glucose (also called blood sugar) level. • WEIGHT LOSS- SAY NO TO MANGOES Completely wrong, Mangoes are fat-free, cholesterol-free and salt-free. There is only 1% fat, 0% cholesterol and 0% sodium in 1 mango. Mangoes do not make you fat even if you eat them every day. Even the king of fruits while tasting so good, may have various health benefits like: • Promotes eye health- mangoes are rich in beta carotene – Vitamin A which is essential for a healthy eye • Promotes clear and glowing skin- Mangoes are rich in antioxidants like zeaxanthin, which protects the skin from U.V. layer while also have anti-aging properties. • Lowers Cholesterol- this juicy fruit has no cholesterol and have high levels of soluble fibers –pectin and vitamin C which helps in lowering cholesterol. • Prevents Cancer - Research has shown antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. These compounds include quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methyl gallate, as well as the abundant enzymes. • Boosts the Immune System:- The generous amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A in mangos, plus 25 different kinds of carotenoids keep your immune system healthy and strong. So, Stop worrying and enjoy this healthy fruit by Dietitian Roomani Jain

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