Jun 25, 2024, 11:41 AM IST

7 side effects of eating mangoes

Deepika Shakya

Here are seven potential side effects of eating mangoes

Some people may be allergic to mangoes, experiencing symptoms such as itching, swelling, rashes, and even difficulty breathing.

Allergic Reactions

Overeating mangoes can lead to digestive problems like diarrhea, stomach cramps, and indigestion due to their high fiber content

Digestive Issues

Mangoes are relatively high in calories and sugars. Consuming them in large quantities can contribute to weight gain

Weight Gain

Mangoes have a high glycemic index, which means they can cause a rapid increase in blood sugar levels.

Increased Blood Sugar Levels

The skin of mangoes has a substance called urushiol, which is also found in poison ivy.

Skin Reaction

Some individuals may experience respiratory problems like a runny nose, sneezing, and throat irritation after consuming mangoes

Respiratory Issues

Mangoes contain certain compounds that might interfere with the effectiveness of some medications

Interference with Medications

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