Top 7 health boosting benefits of mangoes

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:

Digestion:

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.

Anti-cancerous properties:

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:

  • Quercetin
  • Isoquercitrin
  • Astragalin
  • fisetin
  • gallic acid
  • methylgallat
  • Enzymes

Reduces cholesterol:

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

Eye Health:

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.

Alkalizing:

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!

 

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