A Consultant Reproductive Endocrinologist, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, has
cautioned Nigerians against too much consumption of fruits, saying it
causes diabetes and other health conditions.
His words; “People
are taking smoothies and mix a lot of water melon, pineapples, oranges
and then, mix all like that in large quantities.
“They are not good for the pancreas, because they are too much. The
World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended daily amount of fruit is
like 200 grammes, which is just very small amount.
“Too much of
it exhausts the function of the pancreas and that is what leads to
diabetes, because the organ that produces the insulin cannot