Nutrition 0 MIN READ

Boost Your Glucose Stability with the Tangy Goodness of Tangerines!

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Tangerines, a type of mandarin, are citrus fruits that taste sweeter than oranges. It has a score of 47, putting it in the low Glycemic Index group. Tangerines have plenty of fibre, potassium and vitamin B. However, it contains the fruit sugar ‘fructose’, which may contribute to glucose spikes. But combining it with foods high in protein may help control blood sugar levels.

Here Are Some Good Tangerine Consumption Options
• Pair Tangerines and other fruits with nuts like almonds or walnuts that have a low glycemic index and are rich in protein which may help in regulating glucose levels in our body.
• Combining Tangerines and other fruits with nut butter like peanut or almond butter may turn out to be highly nutritious and aid in weight loss.
• Eating Tangerines and other fruits with mixed seeds like chia or flax seeds that contain polyunsaturated fats may reduce cholesterol and blood sugar.

It is recommended to avoid having fruits with meals or post meals. It can be consumed as a pre-workout or mid-morning snack. But make sure to have one fruit at a time with a controlled portion. Tangerines may support brain health as it contains antioxidants like nobiletin and vitamin C.

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