Have you ever thought why mango is called the king of fruits whereas fruits are all healthy? Mango is used not only as a fruit but to enhance the flavor of vegetables, chutneys, panas, juices, candies, pickles, khatai, shake, amavat (mango papad) and many other food items.
This is an all-round fruit, otherwise in this time of inflation, there are many fruits which have left the common man’s pocket. It is called the king of fruits because of its special taste, its rich yield in the country and being economical. Along with these reasons, the medicinal properties of mangoes and health benefits also make the king of this fruit.
Here are the health benefits of mangoes you must know:
- Cancer prevention
The antioxidants present in mangoes are beneficial in preventing colon cancer, leukemia, and prostate cancer. It contains many elements such as cursetin, estragalin and fisetin which are helpful in preventing cancer.
- Eyes remain shiny
Mango is rich in vitamin A, which is a boon for the eyes. This keeps the eyes light up.
- Keeping cholesterol regular
Mango is rich in fiber and vitamin C. This helps in balancing bad cholesterol.
- Beneficial for skin
Applying a pack of mango pimples or rubbing it on the face improves the face and also prevents vitamin C infection.
- In keeping the digestion process right
Mango contains many enzymes that break down proteins. This causes food to be digested quickly. Also the citric acid present in it, tartaric acid keeps the alkaline elements within the body balanced.
- To reduce obesity
Mango is also a good way to reduce obesity. The fibers present in mango kernels are very beneficial in reducing excess body fat. Appetite decreases after eating mango, which reduces the risk of overeating.
- Increase immunity
Eating mango also increases the immunity of the body.
- Increase sex capacity
Vitamin E is found more in mangoes and this increases sex efficiency. Along with this, it has also been considered to be a fruit that enhances masculinity.
- Helpful in memory
People who have amnesia should consume mangoes. An element called glutamine acid found in it acts as a catalyst in boosting memory. Also, blood cells are also activated by this. That is why pregnant women are advised to eat mangoes.
- Heat protection
In summer, if you want to get out of the house in the afternoon, then drink a glass of mango pan. Neither will you get affected by harsh sunlight nor by heat-waves. Mango leaf keeps the water level in the body balanced due to which it is the best summer drink.