Mango (Mangifera indica) is one fruit that is quite popular, rich in nutrients, with a unique taste, aroma and distinctive taste, and also healthy. Mango is one of the delicious tropical seasonal fruit and believed to originate from the sub-Himalayan plains of India. This exotic fruit belongs to the family Anacardiaceae, a family that also includes many species of flowering plants of tropical fruit trees such as cashew, pistachio, etc..
Mango fruit has matured famous for its taste and rich aroma. Mangoes are widely cultivated tropical trees and tropical climates. Each fruit size is between 5 to 15 cm in length, and about 4 to 10 cm in width, and has a distinctive shape “mango”, or sometimes oval or round. Its weight ranges from 150 grams to about 750 grams. The outer shell is smooth and mango green when immature turns into golden yellow, bright yellow or orange-red when ripe depending on the cultivar.
Health benefits for Mango
Mangoes are very much beneficial for people suffering from acidity and enzymes that help to relieve indigestion problems.
elements of Bio-active like Esther, contained terpenes and aldehydes can help digestion easier.
fiber and vitamin C in mangoes helps to lower serum cholesterol levels especially cholesterol “Low-Density Lipoprotein” (LDL).
Sources of vitamin E
In many types of mango there is about 2.3 to 3 mg of vitamin E per mango fruit.
Improving Concentration and Memory
Mangoes are useful to children who lack concentration in the study, as it contains Glutamine acid which is good for improving memory and keep cells active.
To Treat Acne
Mango helps in clearing clogged pores that cause acne.
how: slice the mango into very thin pieces and place it on your face for 10 to 15 minutes, and then a shower or wash your face. Use warm water to wash your face is.
High in Iron for Women
from the known fact that Mango is rich in Iron substances. People who suffer from anemia can regularly take mango along with their dinner. Generally women after menopause become weak and they should take mangoes and other fruits rich in iron.
Pregnant women can also take mangoes occasionally as a supplement, their body needs iron and calcium during that time. but even so, too much consumption of mangoes should be avoided during pregnancy. so for pregnant women then eat mangoes as needed, not a lot. if you are used to eating mango since childhood, then you can consume mangoes when you are pregnant because it will not affect many of your body. but then again, whose name was still not excessive either.
Mango is slowly gaining new recognition as a fruit to fight diabetes. Earlier there was a myth that people with diabetes should not eat mangoes, but that’s not true. Not only the fruit, apparently mango leaves can also be used to fight diabetes. Before going to bed put 10 or 15 mango leaves clean in warm water and cover with a lid. The next morning Strain the water and drink on an empty stomach. Do this on a regular basis.
Prevent cancer and heart disease
as mango contains high amount of antioxidants in it when consumed regularly, can to fight cancer and other heart diseases. As mentioned earlier also for lowering cholesterol. cholesterol associated with heart disease.
Mangoes are rich in prebiotic dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and polyphenolic antioxidant flavonoid compounds. Several experimental studies have shown that anti-oxidant compounds in mango polyphenols are known to offer protection against breast cancer and cancer of the large intestine (colon). Mango fruit is a source of Vitamin-A and flavonoids like beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and beta-cryptoxanthin. 100 g of fresh mango fruit provides 765 mg or 25% of the recommended daily levels of vitamin A. This compound is known to have antioxidant properties and is essential for eye sight. Vitamin A is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in carotenes known to protect the body from lung cancer and oral cavity.
Fresh mango is a very rich source of potassium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure. It is also an excellent source of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), vitamin C and vitamin-E. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps body develop resistance against infectious agents and harmful oxygen free radicals. Vitamin B-6 or pyridoxine is required for GABA hormone production in the brain. It also controls homocystiene levels in the blood, which otherwise could harm the blood vessels resulting in CAD and stroke. Substance Copper (Copper) is a helper factor for essential enzymes, including cytochrome c-oxidase and superoxide dismutase (other minerals function as auxiliary factors for this enzyme are manganese and zinc). Copper substances are also needed for the production of red blood cells. Skin mangoes are also rich in phytonutrients, the pigment antioxidants like carotenoids and polyphenols.
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