Mandarin is the main participant of the winter fruit dish, a favorite of many.
And this delicious fruit is very useful if not to overdo it. Gastroenterologist Natalia Gordienko told the consequences of overeating tangerines.
Tangerines can be eaten no more than 4-6 pieces per day adults and up to two fruits – the children. Primarily because this fruit is a great source of vitamin C, which in high concentration can provoke an allergic reaction.
In addition, because of the acids contained in this fruit, it can’t eat on an empty stomach. Otherwise, the substance of scalding the mucous membrane of the digestive tract, provoke heartburn. By the way, for the same reason, the mandarins do not eat for those who have chronic gastrointestinal diseases, e.g., gastritis, ulcers, etc., so as not to provoke the exacerbation of the disease.
“We should not mix citrus, particularly tangerines, and sweets, especially chocolate. Such a “cocktail” creates excessive load on the pancreas, which may appear nausea, vomiting and a fever. So make between the use of these products span a minimum of an hour,” recommends the doctor.