Top Health Benefits of Mango with Its Nutritional Values

Mangoes are drupe family members and one kind of plant food that’s outer flesh is surrounded by a shell which is called a pit within a seed inner side. Coconuts, olives and dates are also from drupe family. They are many in types and kinds in shape, flavor, color and size. The colors of skin of mangoes are varying from yellow, red, orange and green, but the inner fleshy part is almost golden yellow in all mangoes when it’s ripe.

Nutrition Values / chart of Mangoes

Mangoes taste creamy, and sweet along with more than 20 minerals and vitamins. Here is one cup (about 225 grams) of mangoes that contains the following percentages of daily value: Calories 105 (76%), Vitamin C 25%, Vitamin A 11%, vitamin B complex 9%, Fiber 9%, copper 7%, potassium 4% and magnesium along with other ingredients.

Some Top Health Benefits of Mangoes

Mangoes are beneficial for our health in many ways. It works over our body for almost all parts. Eating mangoes are beneficial and essential to keep our body far away from various types of health disorders. Some top health benefits of mangoes are as follow:

Prevents and fights against Cancer

There are many researches that have found the compound of antioxidant in mango that acts to prevent and fight against breast, colon, leukemia, as well as prostate cancers. The compounds are available in mangoes are as isoquercitrin, quercetin, Gallic acid, fisetin, astragalin and the other enzymes.

Asthma prevention

Development of the risk of asthma is less when the people eat essential amount of nutrients like beta-carotene, which is available in mangoes mostly; long with other fruit and vegetables like carrots, pumpkin, broccoli, cantaloupe, papaya and apricots.

Stomach Tonic with Mango

Keep some 10/15 mango leaves in boiling water for a night long. In the next morning make the water filtered and drinks it in the morning on an empty stomach. Repeat this regularly and your stomach will be stronger than ever and other disorders of the stomach will be disappeared.

Lowers Cholesterol

Mangoes contain high profile pectin, vitamin C and fiber to keep decreasing serum levels of cholesterol, especially the LDL, the bad cholesterol.

Fiber Regulates Diabetes

Studies have found that high fiber diets lower the levels of blood glucose in type-1 diabetes and also get improved insulin levels, lipids and sugar in type-2 diabetes. In 1 cup mango there is 3 grams fiber. According to the Dietary Guidelines for American, a woman needs 21–25 grams of fiber each day and a man requires 30–38 grams of fiber per day.

Reduces Formation of Kidney Stones

In the Chinese medical science, mangoes are considered as sour and sweet along with a cooling energy to decrease the forming risk of kidney stone. Mangoes are widely used there to treat kidney stones.

Skin and Hair

Mangoes are great for hair and skin, because they contain vitamin A, which is essential for production of sebum that keeps your hair moisturized. Vitamin A is essential for the development of all kinds of body tissues of hair and skin. One cup of mango each day is enough for the whole day’s supply of vitamin C that works and maintains collagen.

Good for Eye Health

We know that vitamin A is essential to keep our eye health. One cup of mangoes supply sufficient amount of vitamin A, which is good for eyesight and prevents dry eyes as well as night blindness.

Prevents Heat stroke

If the sun makes you disappointed with heat stroke in this summer, simply take mangoes or its juice, keep some water and one tablespoon sugar or honey, this will make your body cool instantly and it also prevents the risk of heat stroke.

Some Other benefits of consuming mangoes

 Bacterial Infections  Clogged  Pores  Constipation  Diarrhea  Dysentery  Fever  Hair Loss  Leucorrhea  Liver Disorders  Menstrual Disorders  Morning Sickness  Piles  Prickly Heat  Respiratory Problems  Scurvy  Sinusitis  Spleen Enlargement  Vaginitis  Weight Gain

So, these are the Top Health Benefits of Mango with Nutritional Values. Making mangoes as the part of the daily diet could be very beneficial for our overall health having no sacrificing the taste. But, the patients of diabetes must eat mangoes with their daily limits, eating more mangoes they can get more sugar in their blood.

Originally published at on June 6, 2016.

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