5 Fruits That Could Be The Cause Of Your Weight Gain

FOOD  |  September 20, 2016
  • 1. Bananas
    1 / 5 1. Bananas

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    Bananas aren’t just tasty but also tend to fill our stomachs up easily, hence some of us rely solely on it during rushed mornings. You get a good amount of fibre, potassium and vitamin C from eating a single banana but it also packs a whopping 180 calories.

    (Also Read: 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Bananas

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  • 2. Cherries
    2 / 5 2. Cherries

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    The beauty in these pretty red cherries? They are a great source of potassium, which helps lower our blood pressure by getting rid of any excess sodium in our body. What they’re not so good for is their high sugar content, leading to a downside effect to your blood sugar.

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  • 3. Avocados
    3 / 5 3. Avocados

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    Without a doubt, avocados are good for substituting heavy cream or any kind of dairy as they contain monounsaturated fat, in other words the “good” kind of fat. However, by overeating this fruit with the impression that they are healthy, still means that you are packing on the calories as everything adds up in the end.

    (Also Read: Can You Eat Too Much Avocado?)

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  • 4. Figs
    4 / 5 4. Figs

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    Besides the fact that figs give you a good dose of fibre and potassium, a cup of raw figs contain about 27g of sugar, which is almost the same as your average candy bar. We suggest cutting back on this sweet treat if you’re trying to lose any weight.

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  • 5. Mangoes
    5 / 5 5. Mangoes

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    The best way to go about it is to look at mangoes as purely a dessert and not a fruit. This succulent fruit seals in a high content of sugar which also means a high calorie content. Although they do provide a good amount of vitamin C and also fibre, you can find these nutrients easily in other fruits like apples, oranges and guavas, without the added calorie count.

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