Storehouse of nutrients
We all have been advised by our parents and family doctors that consuming seasonal fruits is very important. This is because consumption of seasonal fruits has been associated with reduced risk of many lifestyle diseases. Mangoes being summer speciality are a storehouse of essential nutrients including carbs, protein, fat, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, folate, magnesium, iron and antioxidants.
Moderate GI index
Glycemic Index of a food tells how that food affects the glucose level of a person. Mango has a GI between 41-60, 51 on an average. Foods with less than 55 GI are considered low GI foods while the ones having GI more than 70 are considered foods with high GI. If taken in moderation, mangoes are safe even for diabetic people.