The fruit mango is known as the king of fruits in many parts of the world. And why not, it is obviously among the jewels of the summer. Mango is categorised as stone fruit, which implies that there is a large seed in the midst of pulpy cover.
When comes to the origin mangoes are the native to India and parts of Southeast Asia. It is also said to be cultivated from over 4000 years. This pulpy goodness appears in more than a hundred types of variety, ranging from different colours, shapes and sizes.
But let's not just talk about the flavours as mangoes are not only delicious but also includes impressive nutritional values.
Here we have presented an overview of the benefits of the mango on human health.
1. Mangoes are a low source of calories and packed wonder of nutrients. They contain protein, vitamin C, copper and folates, all of which is rather vital in creating the health of the body. Furthermore, they also include vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E and some amount of vitamin B5.
2. Mangoes are a rich source of polyphenols, which is a plant compound who acts like antioxidants. It is compiled with the variety of it like mangiferin, catechins, anthocyanins, quercetin, rhamnetin and several others.
Antioxidants help to create a barrier between the human body and free radicals that are prone to destroy your health.
3. Mango aid in boosting the immune system of your body. As it is said that one cup of mango can fulfil the body’s daily intake of vitamin A, which is a very essential source in fighting infections. Apart from that mangoes are also a great source of vitamin C which supports the body in developing the disease-fighting white blood cells.
4. Mangoes have qualities to make the digestive health great. It contains chains of digestive enzymes known as amylases which breaks the complex carbs into glucose. But this benefit is not very good for PWD.
5. In the menu of several nutrients, two of the key nutrients are the antioxidant Lutein and Zeaxanthin. Which helps in blocking the harmful UV rays penetrating the retina, preserving the eye.