We all wait for summers so that we can get our hands on our favorite king of fruits Mangoes.  This juicy fruit is also the national fruit of India that comes in various colors and tastes. While we love relishing the flavors of mangoes by having it in the form of shakes, pudding, or just cutting it out and eating directly. There are some things that need to be considered before having it. Mangoes are packed with great health benefits but anything in an excessive amount can have adverse effects. You need to know about some of the disadvantages or side effects of overeating this fruit to prevent any health problems.

High In Sugar

mango problems

Mangoes are popular for their sweet and sour flavors but the fruit contains a high amount of sugar that can be bad for people with diabetes. Mangoes can lead to a rise in blood sugar levels, so if you are a patient with diabetes then you need to check with your doctors before having mangoes. If you are someone who is trying to lose some weight then you need to avoid this fruit specifically because of its high sugar content.

May Cause Diarrhea

mango disadvantages

Having too many mangoes can irritate your bowel as it is high in fiber. Any fruit that has high fiber content can potentially cause diarrhea. Hence, you need to restrain yourself from overeating the mangoes, and just having few slices should be enough to satisfy your taste buds.

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May Result In Weight Gain

Mangoes are loaded with natural sugars and are high in calories which can be bad for people trying to lose weight. Having too many mangoes is only going to add inches to your waistline, so to maintain a good physique you need to stop indulging in overeating mangoes. 

Allergic Reactions

mango allergy

Mangoes have urushiol chemical, which can lead to dermatitis in people who have less tolerance to this chemical. Dermatitis can cause inflammations leading to flakiness and itchiness on the skin. Mangoes can also cause some allergic reactions in people and they may suffer from runny nose, abdominal pain, etc. it may also lead to skin issues like urticaria that gets triggered by having certain food, stress, and medication.

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Anaphylactic Shock

According to researches, mangoes can cause an anaphylactic shock to a person. It is an allergic reaction that can leads to nausea, vomiting, shock, and unconsciousness if not treated immediately. 

Stomach Issues

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According to the study by the University of Virginia Health System, mangoes are high in fructose as compared to glucose which can create an imbalance in the body that makes it difficult to absorb fructose, this condition further leads to bloating and other digestion issues in the stomach. If you are facing any indigestion you need to stop overeating mangoes.

We hope you will keep these points in mind while overindulging in mangoes. Stay tuned to Herzindagi for more.

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