By Farah Jamil
The joy of digging your teeth into a juicy yellow mango. Yes its summer, and if anything makes it better it is the arrival of mangoes.
There will always be people who will talk you out of eating one– they give pimples is a common myth. So next time you meet a mango-hater, list all of these benefits to them.
Mango contains such antioxidants which protect the body against colon. Mango is the best medicine to protect from breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.
It keeps cholesterol in check
Fresh mango is a rich source of potassium, which is an important component of cell and body fluids that help to control heart rate and blood pressure.
Helps in loosing weight
It is being said that mango contains lots of calories but mango has a lot of vitamins and nutrients that help the body feel fuller. Also, the fibrous fruit boosts the digestive function of the body by burning additional calories, helping in weight loss.
Mango regulates diabetes
For people suffering from diabetes mango leaves are so beneficial. Just boil 5-6 leaves in a vessel, soak it through night and drink the filtered potion in the morning. This is helps in regulating your insulin levels.
Promote good eye sight
Mango is rich in Vitamin A. Did you know, one cup of sliced mangoes equals 25% intake of your daily need of vitamin A. Mangoes help in promoting good eye sight.
The fibrous nature of mango helps in digestion and elimination. It is rich in pre-biotic dietary fibre, vitamins and minerals.
Prevent heat stroke
Mango is definitely a weapon against heat stroke. When the sun is bogging you down this summer, just chop of a mango in a juicer; add a little water and a tbsp of sugar free or honey. This juice will instantly cool you down.
Strengthen your immune system with Mango
Mango contains vitamin C, vitamin A and 25 different kinds of carotenoids, when they combine together, they keep your immune system healthy.
High iron for women
Mango is a great natural solution for people suffering from anemia as it is rich in iron. Menopausal and pregnant women can indulge in mangoes as this will increase their iron levels and calcium at the same time.
Reduces Kidney Stones
Mango has capability of reducing the risk of kidney stone formation.