Mangoes are love. At least in my case. The only good thing about summers is that we get to eat this delicious fruit. Other than its lip smacking taste, there are several health benefits that these yellow deep fruits have. Mango, in its raw and ripe avatars is packed with nutrients that help the body feel stronger and fresher in the dull and din of summer. The fibrous fruit also multiplies digestive function of the body by burning additional calories, helping in weight loss.
1) It prevents cancer.
Yes you heard it right, mangoes have various antioxidant compounds that is said to help prevent various kinds of cancer.
2) Helps fight cholesterol.
Mangoes are rich in vitamin C, pectin and fibers that help to lower serum cholesterol levels. It is also rich in potassium content which regulates the heart rate and blood pressure.
3) Might prevent asthma.
Beta-carotene found in mangoes is one of the key nutrients that lowers the risk of having asthma.
4) Good for digestion.
As mangoes are rich in fibers and water content, it aids the digestion process. It also prevents constipation.
5) Improves the sexual activity.
Mangoes are a good aphrodisiacs too.
The fruit is rich in vitamin E, which is known to boost sex drive.
In a study it was found out that vitamin E together with Beta-carotene has improved sperm health, both the compounds are found in mangoes.
6) Good for the skin.
Because of its high nutritional value mangoes are excellent for the skin. They clear clogged pores and pimples. You can apply a mango mask on your face and see the magic happening.
7) Healthy for Pregnant Ladies.
Mangoes are rich in various nutrients like iron and vitamins A, C, and B6 – all of which are beneficial for pregnant women. Vitamin A helps fight infections and prevents vision problems in infants.
So go on people indulge yourself in the experience that combine great taste with real benefits.