Health Benefits of Mango

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					Mango is widely known as the “king of fruit”, and that is not without a purpose. This fruit appears to be
an antioxidant-rich health booster. Mangoes are a real nutritious treat, since they are high in minerals
and vitamins, but low in calories. These fruit are rich in vital antioxidants and nutrients boosting
immunity, offering protection from aging and promoting heart health.



Mango contains nutrients which boost health. As opposed to many other fruits, mango is rich in vitamin
E. Besides, it contains:



vitamins: A (beta-carotene), C, B6 and K

calcium

potassium

zinc

phosphorus

copper

magnesium

iron

fiber



Health Benefit

One mango fruit contains more than 3 grams of fiber, which not only helps healthy digestion and lowers
cholesterol, but is also reported to aid weight loss. Mangoes may also facilitate the weight loss efforts
because they are high in water and prove a lot of food for relatively very few calories (135 per 1 fruit).



Mango is also high in vitamin C – 1 fruit contains 96% of the usual daily intake. The vitamins found in
mango boost skin health and offer protection against premature aging and from eye and heart disease.
Of course, vitamin C is also famous for being an immune booster.



Beta-carotene and vitamin E are very strong antioxidants. They help the organism fight the effects of
free radicals. The studies revealed that diet rich in foods that are high in antioxidants may lower the risk
of getting specific cancers, any cardiovascular disease and may even boost eye health.



These fruit are also rich in vitamin B6, which is well-known for boosting immunity, particularly in the
elderly. Besides, it decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease and kidney stones in women and even
enhances brain functioning. Moreover, vitamin B6 is also reported to help relieve the PMS symptoms.



Vitamin K is responsible for regulating normal blood clotting, as well as promoting bone health, since it
reduces bone loss and the risk of bone fractures. Researches also suggest vitamin K is able to decrease
the risk of blocked arteries.



Mangoes contain magnesium, which is vital for proper muscular, nervous and cardiovascular
functioning. The researches suggest it may play a significant role in lowering blood pressure, reduce the
risk of metabolic syndrome and promote weight loss.



Mangoes and blood sugar

Although mango is high in natural sugar, since it contains 31 grams of sugar in one fruit, at the same
time it is low in glycemic load, which means it doesn’t affect blood sugar as opposed to many other
fruits that are also high in natural sugar.



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