Healthy Summer Diet: 5 Healthy Mango Recipes That Combine Flavour With Nutrition

Healthy Summer Diet: 5 Healthy Mango Recipes That Combine Flavour With Nutrition

Summers are incomplete without indulging in mangoes and it would perhaps not be an overstatement to say that it’s the most-loved fruit around the world. It’s a bright yellow stone fruit that is naturally sweet and there are several different varieties of mangoes available around the Indian subcontinent alone. Mangoes are delicious when consumed raw- the pulp is juicy, slightly fuzzy and soft- but they can also be turned into delightful drinks, desserts and even savoury dishes, all thanks to its wonderful flavour that is enticing in almost every form. However, mangoes have a bad rapport among people looking to stay healthy. It is believed to lead to weight gain, make your blood sugar levels spike and some people even believe that it can results in acne breakouts.

Mango Nutrition Facts and Values
While excessive consumption of mangoes during summers may not be a good idea, it can be consumed in a healthy way, given that you exercise moderation. Mangoes pack in a lot of nutrition as well- along with good amounts of Vitamins A and C, mangoes are also rich in calcium, potassium, phosphorus as well as numerous phytochemicals that are present in its peel. A 100 gram of mango packs in just 60 calories (as per United States Department of Agriculture) and hence, may safely be made a part of your summer diet.

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