Mango is known as the king of fruits in Asian countries. It is not only a delicious fruit but also contains such vitamins minerals, acids, and fiber by which it has been proved to be a powerful antioxidant. Here are some it is main health benefits which can be gained besides its delicious taste:-
Eye sight enhancement
Carrots are known having an effect on eyesight enhancement, but children donâ€™t like carrots to eat. Ok, let them eat mangoes instead of carrots. It is amazing that a bowl of mango provides almost 25% of Vitamin A, a child needs each day.
Mango contains phenols, this phenolic compound has powerful antioxidant and anticancer abilities. Additionally, 76 % of the vitamin C of your body requirement daily is contained in each mango. Vitamin C due to its antioxidant quality helps protect body cells against free radicalsâ€™ damage resulting in reducing cancer risk.
Mango contains a sufficient quantity of fiber, which causes slow absorption of sugar into the blood stream; helps reducing appetite, maintain blood sugar levels resulting in controlling body weight. When the fiber passes through intestines it also eliminates a number of harmful fats of the body. Mango is also valuable to combat acidity and poor digestion.
By eating mangoes we get vitamin K which accelerates the speed of healing bonesâ€™ fractures. Biochemical process in the body to make binding of calcium to bones need vitamin K.
If you are expecting or planning to have a baby, folic Acid, a kind of Vitamin B is an essential element to help increase fertility in males and females. Here again, mangoes are prominent as nutritional supplements to added to your diet as it is a rich source of Folic Acid and iron also preventive to anemia and birth defects of newborn.Â
Anti depression and stress
Being a rich source of vitamin B1, mango is called anti-stress fruit by dieticians. Vitamin B1 having the quality to enhance body immune system is proved helpful against depression and stress.
Being a rich source of vitamin A(beta-carotene), E and Selenium mango help to protect against heart disease and other complications by preventing the formation of homocysteine ( an amino acid in the blood) in the body.
Lower Cholesterol level
Mangoes help to maintain cholesterol level normal due to its main ingredient fiber.
About 257mg of potassium is contained by each bowl of mango which is helpful to lower the blood pressure.