Are Custard Apples Good for Diabetic and Heart Patients? Here’s What the Expert Says
Custard apple is rich in magnesium and helps in balancing the water content in the body and removing toxins from the body.
Custard apple is stacked with healthy nutrients and components. It has elements like magnesium, fibre, Vitamin C and flavonoids. However, a lot of people have certain health queries when it comes to the consumption of sitaphal or custard apples.
Taking it to Instagram, Rujuta Diwekar, a celebrated nutritionist bursts the myths around custard apple and its consumption. Rujuta debunks the myth that revolves around custard apples and presents them with facts.
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Custard apples are healthy for people with diabetes as it has low glycemic index (GI) food as it does not increase blood sugar levels. It is packed with manganese and vitamin c. It has an anti-ageing effect on the heart and circulatory system.
Here are the fears and facts that Rujuta sheds light upon:
- Fear: Avoid if Diabetic
Facts: It's low on Glycemic index and local, seasonal fruits are recommended for diabetics.
- Fear: Avoid if fat
Facts: Good source of Vit B complex, specially Vit B6 so even works at reducing bloating
- Fear: Avoid if heart patient
Facts: High on minerals like Manganese and Vitamin C, has an anti-ageing effect on the heart and circulatory system
- Fear: Avoid if PCOD
Facts: Good source for iron, fights feelings of tiredness, irritability and improves fertility
Published Date:October 21, 2021 4:25 PM IST
Updated Date:October 21, 2021 4:24 PM IST