MANGO IS a stockpile of many essential components such as amino acids, vitamin C and E, flavonoids, beta carotene, niacin, calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron. There are many nutritional benefits of mangoes.
The fruit of mango is a rich source of fibre, and contain an essential antioxidant called beta carotene, which helps in preventing tuberculosis, diabetes and cancer. It is also useful in improving lungs function and slows the ageing process, as per a health website Nutrition and You.
There are numerous other health benefits of mangoes. A mango improves eyesight – as mango contains antioxidant vitamins (vitamin E and A), which are good for eyes. Eating this summer fruit helps to prevent night blindness, refractive errors, itching and burning of eyes, dryness of eyes, and softening of
A mango builds memory power as it contains gutamin acids, which is useful to boost the memory power and increase the concentration in children. It Improves digestion as mangoes contains special digestive enzymes such as aldehydes, esters and terpenes, these enzymes helps in breakdown of food and
helps in digestion. High amount of fibre in mango helps to prevent constipation.
The decoction of mango peel is good for the patients suffering with stomach inflammation. Eating mango on regular basis provides fair complexion, and it also softens your skin and provides smoothness to it. It is a good treatment for acne. It prevents cancer – and antioxidants and enzymes present in mango have cancer preventing capacity. Researchers have found a relation between fibres and cancer.
Eating more fibre can reduce the risk of cancer in gastrointestinal tracts. Vitamin C in mango protects the cells from free radicals effect and prevents cancer. Lowers cholesterol level – low density lipoproteins (LDL) causes heart attacks, mangoes helps to lower the LDL levels and reduces the risk of heart attcks.
Anaemia treatment – high level of vitamin C in the fruit helps in absorption of iron from the food we consume, it is good for pregnant women. Protects from heat stroke – this summer fruit is a rich source of pectin. The juice of unripe mangoes steamed, cumin (jeera), sugar and a pinch of salt is a fabulous remedy for heat stroke during summer.
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