No doubt that mangos are one of the tastiest fruits around. They’re soft, sweet and juicy! But, did you know that mangos can do so much more for you than just satisfy your sweet tooth? Take a look at these health benefits below!
-Mangos Fights cancer! They have antioxidants that protect the body against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.
-Mangos Keep your cholesterol in check! They have such a high level of vitamin C, pectin and fibres that help to lower serum cholesterol levels.
-Fresh mango is also a rich source of potassium, which is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps to control heart rate and blood pressure.
-Mangos are a great skin cleanser! They unclog your pores and add freshness to the face. Mangoes are applicable to any skin type. They help clear clogged pores that cause acne. Just slice a mango into thin pieces and keep them on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and then take bath or wash your face and see the results.
-Eating a mango can Alkalizes the body. What does that mean exactly? According to natural health school.com, mango is rich in tartaric acid, malic acid and traces of citric acid that primarily help in maintaining the alkali reserve of the body.
-Mangos help with Weight loss! One 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.
-Last but certainly not least, mangos regulate diabetes. Not only the fruit but the leaves of mangoes are healthy too. For people suffering from diabetes, just boil 5-6 mango leaves in a vessel, soak it through night and drink the filtered decoction in the morning. This is helps in regulating your insulin levels.
Need we say more? Pick up some of our delicious Cucumber Mango Salsa and experience all of these health benefits fist hand!