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9+ Health Benefits of Mangoes

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If you enjoy delicious and juicy mangoes every season, you probably do not think about the enormous health benefits that come with every mouthful. A common nickname for mangoes is actually “the king of fruits”. In addition to the sweet and delicious taste of mangoes, they also contain a large amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that provide optimal health.

1. Prevents cancer

Research has shown that the antioxidant compounds found in mango are proven to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancer.

2. Lowering cholesterol levels

High fiber, pectin and vitamin C levels help lower serum cholesterol levels, especially low-density lipoproteins (bad things).

3. Clean the skin

It can be used both internally and externally for the skin. Handles help clean clogged pores and eliminate pimples.

4. Improvement of eye health

A cup of sliced ​​mango provides 25 percent of the daily requirement of vitamin A, which promotes good eyesight and prevents night blindness and dry eyes.

5. alkalizes the whole body

Tartaric acid, malic acid and a trace of citric acid in the fruit help to maintain the body’s alkaline reserve.

 

6. Help with diabetes

Mango leaves help normalize insulin levels in the blood. The traditional home remedy is to cook the leaves in the water, soak them overnight and then consume in the morning. Mango also has a relatively low glycemic index, so moderate amounts will not increase your blood sugar levels.

7. Promotes healthy sex

Mangoes are an excellent source of vitamin E. Although the popular link between libido and vitamin E was originally created by aberrant generalization in rat studies, subsequent research has shown that adequate levels of balance are available. helped.

8. improves digestion

Papayas are not the only fruit that contains enzymes for breaking down proteins. There are many fruits, including mangoes, that have this healthy quality. The fiber in mangoes also facilitates digestion and elimination.

9. Help fight heat stroke

Mix the fruits with the green mango and mix with water and a sweetener helps to cool the body and prevent damage from overheating. From the Ayurvedic point of view, the reason why people often get diuretic and exhausted when visiting the equatorial climate is that the strong “solar energy” burns their bodies, especially the muscles. The kidneys are overloaded with toxins from this process.

10. Boost the immune system

The generous amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A in mango and 25 different types of carotenoids keep your immune system healthy and strong.

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