Health Benefits of Mangoes

Mangoes are good source of amino acids, flavonoids, vitamin C and E, niacin, beta carotene, calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium.

1.Vitamin A in mangoes helps the body to build and maintain healthy skin and bones.It promotes healthy eyesight and prevents night blindness. The darker the mango, the more beta-carotene(an antioxidant form of vitamin A)present in the mango.Vitamin C in mangoes boosts the immune system and blocks the damage done by the free radicals.

2.The antioxidants in mangoes protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancer and also helps to fight against  heart diseases.

3.Mangoes are rich in soluble fiber prevents constipation.It lowers the bad cholesterol (LDL levels)and helps to prevent heart attacks and strokes.

4.Mangoes are rich in Vitamin E boosts sex drive.

5.Mangoes are rich in iron and thereby effectively helps in treating anemia.

6.The special digestive enzymes (esters and terpenes) in mangoes significantly aids in breaking down food and reduce stomach acid thereby helps in digestion.

7.Mangoes clear clogged pores and eliminate pimples.It gives effective remedy for skin problems.

8.The tartaric acid, malic acid, and a trace of citric acid found in mangoes helps to maintain the alkali reserve of the body.

9.Mango leaves helps to normalize the insulin levels in the blood and helps in treating diabetes. The traditional home remedy involves boiling leaves in water, soaking through the night, and then consuming the filtered decoction in the morning.

10.The potassium in mangoes act as a necessary electrolyte and assists in the normal electrical function of the heart. It aids to build muscles and it is also important for normal growth

11.Magnesium in mangoes supports nerve and muscle functions and helps in keeping the heartbeat steady.It also

  • helps the body muscles contract and relax.
  • helps to produce and transport energy.
  • helps to produce proteins in the body.