On of the best highlight of summers is the king of all fruits, yummy mango. With more than 1000 varieties of mango existing in the world today, than charm of fruit does not only lie in the delicious and delectable taste of the mangoes but also in the fact that mangoes have great health benefits. Mangoes are a good source of amino acids, antioxidants, vitamin A, C and E, Calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium.
Vitamin a in mangoes helps to build and maintain healthy skin and bones; it also prevents night blindness and improves eyesight. Vitamin c in mangoes boosts the immune system of the body which helps in fighting against diseases. Mangoes have digestive enzymes that not only help in digestion by breaking down proteins but also prevent acidity and constipation. Mangoes also have soluble fibers which help in lowering the bad cholesterol i.e. the LDL which clots the arteries and leads to heart attacks.
Certain antioxidants are also present in the mangoes which prevent lots of cancers. Mango consists of a dietary fiber, pectin that lowers the risks of gastrointestinal cancers.
The juice of unripe mangoes is the best remedy for treating heat strokes and heat exhaustion in summers.
Mangoes are a rich source of vitamin B1 which helps in enhancing body immune system and reduces stress and tension.
Potassium is also an important constituent in mangoes and it helps in lowering blood pressure.
Mangoes contain glutamine acid which boosts memory and also helps increase concentration.
Mango is a fruit with a low calorie count and a high quantity of water hence it’s perfect for all those who want to gain a healthy weight.
Against the myth but now mango is being acclaimed to be beneficial for diabetes. It normalizes the insulin level of the blood and not only the fruit but also mango leaves are beneficial for those suffering from diabetes.