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Health Benefits of Mango

Mangoes are so delicious and tempt us to eat as much as possible. Mangoes are seasonal fruit and are mainly available during hot summer season. Mango is mostly cultivated in tropical regions. Scientific name of mango is Mangifera indica. There are many cultures around the world that use the fruit and leaves for ritual purposes and decorations.

This tasty fruit has lots of health benefits which many are not aware of. This article covers all the the amazing benefits of mangoes.

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Mangoes Health Benefits

Improves Digestion

Mangoes are very much beneficial for people suffering from acidity and its enzymes helps to relieve indigestion problems. The Bio-active elements such as Esters, Terpenes and Aldehydes present in mango aids to easy digestion.

Lowers Cholesterol

High level of soluble dietary fiber, Pectin and Vitamin C present in mangoes helps to lower serum cholesterol levels specifically Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) Cholesterol.

For Better Sex

The Vitamin E which is abundantly present in mangoes helps to regulate sex hormones and boosts sex drive. In many varieties of mango there is about 2.3 to 3 mg of Vitamin E per mango.

Improves Concentration and Memory Power

Mangoes are useful to children who lack concentration in studies as it contains Glutamine acid which is good to boost memory and keep cells active.

For Treating Acne

Mango helps in clearing clogged pores that causes acne. Just slice the mango into very thin pieces and keep it on your face for 10 to 15 min and then take bath or wash your face. Use warm water for washing your face.

High Iron for Women

It’s a known fact that Mango is rich in Iron. People who suffer from anemia canu00c2u00a0regularlyu00c2u00a0take mango along with their dinner. Generally women after menopause become weak and they should take mangoes and other fruits rich in iron.u00c2u00a0Pregnantu00c2u00a0ladies can also take mangoesu00c2u00a0occasionallyu00c2u00a0asu00c2u00a0theiru00c2u00a0body needs iron and calcium during that time. Too much consumption of mangoes should be avoided during pregnancy. If you have generally taken lots of mangoes right from your childhood then you can consume mangoes when you areu00c2u00a0pregnantu00c2u00a0as it wont affect your body.

For Diabetes

Mango is slowly gaining new acclaim as diabetes fighter. Earlier there was a myth that people with diabetes should not eat mangoes but that’s not true. Not only the fruit the leaves also fight against diabetes. Before going to bed put some 10 or 15 mango leaves in warm water and close it with lid. Next day morning filter the water and drink it in empty stomach. Do this regularly.

Prevents Cancer and Heart diseases

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19 Responses to “Health Benefits of Mango”

  1. Thanks for the information, my mom do not wanted to eat mango because of her blood and sugar level.

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    George Reply:

    Hello Calvin:
    I am diabetic and I have a mango tree in my yard. I eat mango’s and they should not affect your blood or sugar level.

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  2. Well, guys, some info regarding the fruit. Mango is rich in a variety of phytochemicals and nutrients. The fruit pulp is high in prebiotic dietary fiber, vitamin C, diverse polyphenols and provitamin A carotenoids. And it is my favorite fruit.

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  3. Mango makes my sugar level high but I stil eat them or somebody will eat them Have my oun tree and I eat a lot of them every time I get them

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    nsmukundan Reply:

    It’s good. But restrict to one or two mangoes per day.

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  4. Can mangoes be eaten first thing in the morning? Will it have a side effect?

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    nsmukundan Reply:

    It wont cause any significant side effects. But some varieties can cause stomach pain and diarrhea. It’s always better to take during evenings.

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  5. How about intolerance to mango. I get a severe head ache due to eating mango. Any remedy to curb such problem?

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    nsmukundan Reply:

    Do you have any other medical condition?

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  6. i eat mangoes as my breakfast. can this affect me in anyway?

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  7. Mango is my favourite fruit. I Love it.

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  8. I really like mango that is one of my favorite fruit i ate mango maybe 20 days in a month

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  9. I dug out this article while feasting on 2mango fruits. On reading about the amazing health benefits,I instantly went for one more fruit.

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  10. thank u for this information

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  11. I’m fortunate to own mango trees & enjoy eating it when it’s in season in salad & smoothie. This is the first I’ve heard that leaves aid in diabetic, will recommend to friends. How often can the leaves be reused? Or does it have to be freshly picked new leaves for each morning?

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