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6 Most Amazing Reasons You Should Take Mango

Benefits of mango
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I know I should have done this earlier than now but it’s better late than never like I always say. What is Mango? I know you can’t ask that cause ‘The king of fruits’ needs no introduction. Mangoes have a great taste that most of us only know how to enjoy them but do not care about their health benefits. Today I will help you to discover amazing health benefits of mango and I know after reading this, you wouldn’t dare pass a mango seller without buying some – so let the countdown begin!

Prevention of  Cancer

Mango contains antioxidant compounds like quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat which helps to protect the body against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.

Keeps cholesterol low
Studies shows that mango has high level of fiber content, pectin and vitamin C which helps to lower serum cholesterol levels. It is also a good source of potassium – an important component of cell and body fliuds which control the heart rate and blood pressure.

Good for the eyes
Bet you didn’t know that mango has a rich vit. A content. A cup of sliced mangoes equals 25% intake of our daily need of vitamin A. It is good for you to know that mangoes help in promoting good eye sight, helps to fights dry eyes and also prevent night blindness.

Helps to regulate Diabetes
Not only the fruit but the leaves of mangoes are healthy too. It helps in regulating your insulin levels. Mango has a low glycemic index (41-60) so going a little overboard will not increase your sugar levels.

Helps in Digestion
Mango contains enzymes that help in breaking down protein. The fibrous nature of mango helps in digestion and elimination. It is rich in pre-biotic dietary fibre, vitamins and minerals.

Skin cleanser
Mangoes help you unclog your pores and add freshness to the face. Mangoes are applicable to any skin type. They help clear clogged pores that cause acne. Just slice a mango into thin pieces and keep them on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and then take bath or wash your face and see the results.

Apart from fresh mango you can also get mango snacks – Reelfruit Dried Mango at an affordable price. There are many other health benefits of mango but these ones I mentioned are the most amazing. Now you will agree with me that you need mango everyday because of these amazing reasons.


(2) Comments

  1. Mhen, believe me when i say; i hate mangoes…..
    but anyways, this thread us awesome.

  2. Thanks Benson but seriously I will like to know why you hate mangoes, are you allergic to them or you don't just like the way they taste?

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