Eating mangoes are amazing for your body, not only tasty but packed with so many benefits!
Delicious and so versatile to include in many recipes. Whether blending a mango up in a smoothie or adding cubes of it to a salad to give a sweet, zingy and summery taste to it. Consuming more mangoes can really give you a jump in your step.
The top 7 benefits of eating mangoes:
Abundant in enzymes which help you digest proteins by breaking them down. This allows for easier absorption by the body. Mangoes are also full of fiber which can help you clean out your system and increase your gut health.
There have been studies that show the antioxidant compounds in mangoes can help protect your body from free radical damage and in turn prevent against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.
The compounds contained in mangoes are:
- gallic acid
Due to the abundance in fiber, pectin and vitamin C, consuming mangoes can help fight back against cholesterol
Great for skin health:
A mango cannot not only be great to consume, but also can be used externally for skin care. They are great for unclogging pores and reducing redness/pimples
A mango also contains vitamin A, which is needed in the diet to increase eye health and promote better eyesight. It also helps prevent night blindness and dryness/irritation in the eyes.
Mangoes are great for alkalizing the body. It’s important to have the correct balance of alkaline and acid in the body. They are great at regulating the body’s PH levels. And doing so can help reduce diseases and promote better digestive health.
Immune – boosting:
Containing high levels of vitamin C and A, this delicious fruit is great for boosting your immune system. Consume more of this fruit on a regular basis and you will find you won’t be taking sick days as often!
GingerGinger is an amazing super food for alleviating digestive issues. It can be used in hot water and drank like a tea, or even added to flavor food. Its an anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and a very warming ingredient!
Lemon or LimeLemon or lime. Are great anti-oxidants and are amazing for a system cleanse. They also provide you with an amazing amount of vitamin C. Squeeze these ina glass of warm water and drink on an empty stomach to gain the best benefits of this super food!
Black pepperAs well as having many health benefits, black pepper can actually boost the body's absorption of the anti-inflammatory turmeric. Always put these two ingredients together.
TurmericA great ingredient to add flavor into dishes. Turmeric is a major anti-inflammatory, which can reduce muscle pain as well as digestive problems associated to leaky gut.
BananasA banana a day keeps the doctor away... Even more so then apples. Bananas are great for digestion, regular bowel movements and give you masses of energy! They also act as a pre-biotic, feeding friendly gut bacteria- which will in turn improve your gut health.