Health Boosting Benefits Of Mangoes

Powerful Fruit

Mangoes are a unique tropical fruit with a delicious taste unlike any other in nature. They are seasonal and mainly available during the months of summer. Mangoes contain many vitamins and minerals which give your body optimum nutrition. They are rich in amino acids, flavonoids, calcium, iron, magnesium, niacin, potassium, beta carotene, vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Let's find out more and see what makes this fruit a top choice for improving health.

Supercharge Your Health

Mangoes are a unique fruit not only in taste but in the vitamins and minerals they contain as well.
Mangoes are a unique fruit not only in taste but in the vitamins and minerals they contain as well. | Source

Rich In Antioxidants

One of the best things you can do for your health is to include more fruits in your diet such as mangoes. Mangoes are potent in antioxidants which are becoming more and more important to incorporate into our daily eating habits. By doing so you can help protect yourself from diseases such as cancer and other illnesses while promoting a healthier and longer life span. Antioxidants fight off free radicals and help your body stay strong while keeping you more youthful.

Supports Eye Health

Having just one cup of sliced mango fruit can supply up to 25 percent of your recommended daily value of vitamin A. It's important to intake a regular supply of this vitamin to ensure the health of your eyes as you age. As we get older our natural functioning of our eye sight decreases so it is vital we make sure our dietary choices are in line with promoting the health and well being of our bodies.

Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Eating mangoes is a great way to get anti-inflammatory action throughout your body. Inflammation can wreck havoc on your organs and cause many health problems including diseases. Mangoes with their nutrition can help ease pain related to arthritis and can even improve the health and appearance of your skin. One of the best tips for maintaining a healthy complexion is to include natural fruits more often in your diet.

Give Them A Try

Mangoes are an overlooked fruit in the produce section. Pick some up next time you see them and reward your well being.
Mangoes are an overlooked fruit in the produce section. Pick some up next time you see them and reward your well being. | Source

Mangoes In Moderation

Because of their high sugar content which is converted in the body from the starch they contain, having mangoes all of the time may not be in your best interest. They are a perfect example of a super healthy fruit as long as its consumed in moderation. The sugars may be natural but it is still wise to follow this advice. However, for body builders or people looking to intentionally put on extra weight, making milkshakes with mangoes can be an excellent outlet.

Boosts Brain Power

Vitamin B-6 is important for maintaining and improving the health and functioning of our brains. Mangoes are abundant in this vitamin, making it a useful resource for increasing brain power. Another nutrient in this fruit that can provide these benefits is glutamine which is shown to improve memory and concentration. If you are looking for natural ways to boost enhance your cognitive functions, add some mangoes to your diet. This can also be a wonderful fruit to consume for students who have important tests or studies to participate in.

Make Subtle Changes

One easy way to overhaul your diet is to make subtle changes in intervals. This can help with maintaining healthy weight as well as improving your overall quality of life. Adding mangoes to your eating habits will provide you with numerous health benefits and your body will thank you for it. I appreciate you reading and for more information on other fruits and vegetables, please visit the links below or my profile.

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Comments 7 comments

iamaudraleigh 4 years ago

James, I really liked this hub! I just got back from Puerto Rico and was wondering why I felt better. I have a tear in my rotator cuff. I drank a lot of mango juice there. I had no idea they had Anti-Inflammatory Properties...helped my shoulder! I am voting this up and sharing!


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States Author

Thank very much Audra. I'm happy to hear that you got to see what they can do hands on for yourself. Thank you for your generosity and I'm glad to know you're feeling better (:


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robie2 4 years ago from Central New Jersey

I always knew mangos were delicious, now I know how healthy they are as well -- voting up with thanks for the great information


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States Author

Thank you for reading my article robie2, and much appreciation for your kind words (:


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monahamed 3 years ago

I love mango very much and happy to know it has all these benefits. Good hub.


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torrilynn 3 years ago

Hi Olde Cashmere,

thanks for sharing with me and other fellow hubbers

about the benefits of mangoesand how they make you

feel while boosting your immune system.

thanks again and voted up.


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Olde Cashmere 3 years ago from Michigan, United States Author

Thank you torrilynn for reading this hub and for voting up. It really is a unique fruit with tons of benefits. Appreciate your comments :)

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