Tuesday, 15 November 2016

7 health benefits of the mango fruit which you probably didn't know!

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Research has shown that mango is the most consumed fruit in the world. It very delicious and contains over 20 different vitamins and minerals which include: vitamin C, vitamin A 
vitamin B6, other B vitamins , Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, iron and healthy probiotic fibre. All these make it a very healthy fruit. Here are 7 health benefits of mango:

1-It protects the body against Cancer. 

According to medicalnewstoday.com a study was conducted by Texas AgriLife Research food scientists and mangoes were shown to have some impact on all cancers tested but were most effective with breast and colon cancers. 

2- It prevents heart disease

The potassium in Mango is an important component of cell and body fluids and it helps to control heart rate and blood pressure.

3-It prevents Asthma

As mentioned above, Mango contains beta-carotene and which when consumed generously, prevents Asthma.

4-Aids in digestion and prevents constipation

The healthy fibre content and high percentage of water in mango makes it good for healthy digestion.

5-Cleanses skin

Mango adds freshness to the skin. They contain vitamin A which is necessary for growth of bodily and skin tissues.

6-Hair Growth

Mangoes contain Vitamin A which is necessary for growth of collagen, a substance which provides structure to the hair.

7-Promotes good eye sight

The vitamin A in Mangoes help in preventing night blindness and ensuring good eye sight.

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