Mangoes are not only sweet, but they are also the “king of fruits”, A least, according to the Indians. Mangoes originated from South Asia and has now become one of the most cultivated in the Tropics.
Mangoes are not only tasty, but the king of fruits has some serious health benefits.
Here are 10 amazing health benefits of mangoes:
Prevents Cancer: Research has shown antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. Mango contains quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat, as well as the abundant enzymes.
Lower Cholesterol: Mangoes contain large amounts of dietary fibers, pectin and Vitamin C which lower the serum cholesterol levels, particularly the Low-Density Lipoprotein cholesterol or LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol).
Increase Libido: Mangoes contain Vitamin E, which helps to regulate sex hormones and boost sex drive. Vitamin E, also known as the ‘sex vitamin’ due to its ability to increase sexual desire.
Helps in Diabetes: Mangoes leave help normalize insulin levels in the blood. The traditional home remedy involves boiling leaves in water, soaking through the night and then consuming the filtered decoction in the morning.
Helps To Promote Brain Health: Studies have shown that the abundant quantities of vitamin B6 contained in mango, are vital for maintaining and improving the activities of the brain.
These vitamins aid in the amalgamation of the major neurotransmitters that contribute in determining mood and the modification of sleeping patterns.
Heat Stroke Remedy: Juicing the fruit from green mango and mixing with water and a sweetener helps to cool down the body and prevent harm to the body.
Improve Digestion: when eaten, soothes the stomach by lowering the acidity and improving digestion. They contain digestive enzymes such as esters, aldehydes and terpenes which help break down food and improve digestion.
Improve Memory: Studies have shown that glutamine acid in mangoes boost memory in children, by keeping the brain cells active.
Takes Care Of The Eye: Mango fruits are packed with vitamin A. In fact, studies have shown that one cup of sliced mangoes equals 25% intake of your daily need for vitamin A.
And vitamin A, on the other hand, is essential for good vision because it helps protect the surface of the eye (cornea)
Clears Skin: Mangoes clear clogged pores and eliminate pimples.