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Health Benefits of Mangoes

Posted on Jun 1, 2015 3:10:13 PM by healtheo360

Did you know that Mangoes were first grown in India over 5,000 years ago? The Healtheo360 Team has provided for you a nutrition breakdown and a few health benefits for eating mangoes.

Nutrition breakdown ( 1 cup of diced mango)Health Benefits of Mangoes

Calories: 100
Vitamins: A (35 %), B6 (10 %), K (8%), C (100%)
Carbohydrates: 25 g
Cooper: 10 %
Sugar: 23 g
Protein: 1 g
Fiber: 3 g
Iron: 2%
Folate: 20 g
Potassium : 8 %
Calcium: 2%
Total fat: 0.5 g

Health Benefit #1: Regulates Diabetes

If you have diabetes it is suggested to boil at least 5 -6 mango leaves, and soak it over night and drink the filtered water from the mango leaves in the morning. This will definitely help to control your insulin levels.

Health Benefit #2: Skin Cleanser

Mangoes help to open clogged pores, and adds freshness to your face. Remove the mango pulp and apply it onto your skin for approximately 10 -15 minutes and then rinse it off.

Health Benefit #3: Helps with Digestion

Digestion maintenance  is a prominent role in mangoes, it has bioactive ingredients and pre-biotic fibre contributing to improving your digestive system.

Health Benefit#4: Boosts Immune System

Mangoes are rich in beta-carotene and other vitamins. Beta-carotene is a powerful carotenoid, which helps to strengthen the immune system. It also makes it impossible for bacteria and toxins to pass through your body.

Health Benefit #5: Eye Care ( Age-related macular degeneration )

The antioxidant zeaxanthin, which are found in mangoes help to filter harmful blue light rays. Mangoes also play a protective role in eye health and possibly ward off damage from age-related macular degeneration. Mangoes also help to fight dry eyes and prevent night blindness.

Health Benefit #6: Bone Health

Vitamin K deficiency can lead to bone fractures. Mangoes have a substantial amount of vitamin k. Sufficient amounts of vitamin k can help to develop better calcium absorption which is essential for optimal bone health.

Mangoes are not just for being juicy and sweet but they are also filled with a lot of health benefits that many individuals are not aware. Tell others about the health benefits of mangoes today.

Sources:
Health Impact News , Organic Facts , Mango Nutrition , Medical News Today

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