We can say without a doubt that mangoes are everyone’s favourite. And the good news is that the season of mangoes is here. But a lot of people tend to stay away from this summer fruit, fearing it will hamper their weight loss goals. But is it true? Can this super tasty fruit lead to weight gain? Let’s find out.
In one of her recent social media posts, nutritionist Pooja Makhija answers the question if mangoes can lead to weight gain.
She says mangoes have an impressive nutrition profile with vitamin A, vitamin C, copper and folate. It has just one per cent fat, which cannot make anyone fat. Not just this, mangoes help in breaking down and digestion of protein and fibre, which keeps the digestive tract working efficiently. The dietary fibre in mango helps lower the risk of heart disease and even types 2 diabetes. Yes, you read that right, the dietary fibre in mango helps in lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes.