You can enjoy mangoes in controlled portion sizes, provided you keep an eye on your blood glucose levels regularly. Ensure that you monitor your blood glucose regularly and consult your doctor before you allow mangoes into your diet.
The recommended portion is no more than half a small mango or half a cup of cut mango pieces. However, the best way to know for sure is to consult your doctor before you indulge.
They definitely do. Mangoes are a great source of Vitamins A and C, antioxidants and fibre, amongst other nutrients. These provide several health benefits to people with diabetes as well when taken in controlled portion sizes.
Some other fruits you can enjoy are berries, peaches, apricots, apples, pears and oranges. These are rich in nutrients that provide health benefits to people with diabetes, while giving a healthy and tasty spin to your diet.
The fructose content in mangoes is what makes it sweet. However, people with diabetes can still enjoy them! Ensure that you regularly monitor your blood glucose levels and check with your doctor before you start consuming them.
Though you can include mangoes and other sweet fruits in your diet, portion control is very important. Ensure that you have no more than the serving size recommended by your doctor, and monitor your blood sugar regularly to make sure that you are within the safe limits.