Welcome to another season of mango!
When you savor delicious and succulent mangoes every season, you don’t think about the immense health benefits coming with every bite.
MANGOES; Also, known as the king of fruits are tropical fruits that belong to the same family as that of pistachios, gandaria, mombin, and cashews. Common names for mangoes are mangot, manga, and mangou, depending on the region or nation. Beyond the sweet, luscious taste of mangoes, they also contain an abundance of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that assure your optimum health.
PROMOTE WEIGHT GAIN; Eating mangoes is one of the easiest ways to gain weight. 150g of mangoes has around 86 calories, which can be absorbed easily by the body. Moreover, they contain starch, which transforms into sugar and aids in gaining weight.
AIDS IN DIGESTION; The digestive enzymes in them help promote natural efficient digestion. Mangoes also improve the function of the digestive system.
CURE ANEMIA; Mangoes are rich in iron, which makes them beneficial for people suffering from anemia A regular, moderated intake can help eliminate anemia by increasing the red blood cell count in the body.
USEFUL IN PREGNANCY: Mangoes are beneficial for pregnant women since they fulfill the iron requirements during pregnancy. Doctors often prescribe iron tablets during pregnancy, but instead of supplementation, you can enjoy a healthy iron-rich diet with juicy mangoes .
DELAY AGING: Mangoes contain high amounts of vitamin A and C, which help produce collagen proteins inside the body. Collagen helps protect blood vessels and the body’s connective tissues, thereby slowing down the natural aging process. Therefore, mangoes can rightly be called an anti aging food.
BOOST IMMUNITY: Mangoes are rich in beta-carotene, a powerful carotenoid. This element helps to enhance the immune system and make it impervious to bacteria and toxins. Excess beta-carotene is also transformed into vitamin A inside the body. Vitamin A is another antioxidant that gives you additional protection against the free radicals harming your internal systems.
STEPHANIE E. HEMEN