Tropical mango

Mango is a juicy stone fruit from numerous species of tropical trees and has a long history in Ayurveda and other ancient medicinal practices. A luscious fruit full of sweet juice is definitely something hard to resist.

Many scientists are interested in those fruits because of their numerous health benefits. What do we know about mangoes and why do we love them? 💗

- They are full of antioxidants, like Vitamin C, carotenoids such as beta - carotene, and phenolic compounds like gallic acid. All those components are believed to help protect the body against oxidative stress and damage, reducing inflammation which can often lead to many diseases.

- They contain mangiferin, a special polyphenol that might account for mango's antioxidant capacity. Mangiferin is known for its anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties.

- Mangoes are a great boost for your immune system. Packed with Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C, they keep your immune system going.

- They support a healthy heart. A cup of mango provides 20% of your daily need of folate, a nutrient essential to support a healthy cardiovascular function.

- Mangoes support a healthy metabolism.

- They are very good for our eyes. Mango is rich in beta - carotene, a compound in Vitamin A, a crucial component to healthy eyes.

- They keep your digestive system on track. Fresh - frozen mango has proven to be helpful in treating chronic constipation compared to many fiber treatments.

- Mangoes help enhance iron absorption. Iron is one of the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. Your body needs it to help your red blood cells carry oxygen and support healthy immune function. Mangoes are known to help boost the absorption of non - heme iron, which is harder for your body to take in on its own.

Use this wonderful fruit to boost your body's natural defences and improve your physical health!

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