Stimulate appetite: endocrinologist Pavlova does not advise eating more than five tangerines a day

Tangerines are a healthy food, and many people believe that they can be eaten in unlimited quantities. Endocrinologist Zukhra Pavlova recommends limiting yourself to five pieces.

“It is acceptable to eat up to five small tangerines a day,” the doctor noted in her blog.

The daily intake should be divided into several doses, and not eaten all at once. Tangerines stimulate appetite, Pavlova warned. They are low in calories but high in sugar. In moderation, tangerines are very healthy, and they also lift your spirits due to their bright color and essential oils contained in the peel.

Benefits of tangerines:

1. Contains a high amount of vitamin C. It helps strengthen the immune system, protects against viruses and bacteria, and promotes healthy skin.

2. Contains antioxidants. They fight free radicals and protect cells from damage.

3. Contains dietary fiber that helps normalize digestion. Supports intestinal health.

4. Tangerines are a low-calorie product, which makes them an excellent choice for people watching their weight.

Harm of tangerines:

1. Some may experience an allergic reaction, manifested in the form of itching, redness of the skin, or even anaphylactic shock.

2. High sugar content. People with diabetes or blood sugar problems should limit their consumption of tangerines.

3. Acidity. If you have a stomach ulcer or gastritis, you should be careful with tangerines

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Important!The information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Zukhra Pavlova Zukhra Pavlova Medicine Endocrinologist