Adding Mangoes To Your Diet
By Claire Miles - April 24, 2022

It is mango season! We all have desperately waited for the mango season and rightfully so! Mangoes are the king of fruits. The soft and sweet fruit is a staple in summers. This article will help inform you not only about the health benefits of mango, but will also compel you to run to buy mangoes at your local grocery store.

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Supports general wellness

Mangoes are a tropical fruit that belongs to the cashew family. They are the yummiest golden pulp full of antioxidants. They help in quick digestion. According to doctors, mangoes are rich in protein enzymes which ensure the health of the digestive tract. Even green mangoes are more beneficial as they contain larger amounts of pectin fiber as compared to yellow mangoes.

Boosts immunity

Mangoes are rich in vitamin C which plays a vital role in boosting immunity. According to statistics, an average-sized mango fulfills ⅔ of the daily intake of vitamin C. Furthermore, mangoes are an excellent way to maintain cholesterol levels. The fiber in the mangoes minimizes the buildup of low-density lipoprotein which may deposit in the blood vessels and may lead to its constriction.

Improves the quality of the skin

Mangoes contain high levels of vitamin C which promote collagen production. This collagen tightens the skin and brightens the skin for more nourished skin. Shilpa Arora, a Macrobiotic nutritionist, and health practitioner describe the effect of mangoes as, “they are loaded with skin healing nutrients, for example, the fiber in the mangoes cleanses your gut that is overloaded with toxic substances.” It is surprising that mangoes even help to lose weight, however, they should be consumed moderately as too much sugar intake may lead to diabetes. Furthermore, excessive intake of mangoes may lead to increased weight. Therefore, it is necessary to make sure that your mango intake is optimal.