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Raw mango loaded with vitamin C, health benefits, anti-cancer properties: Raw mango for scurvy,cancer and indigestion
Raw mango with salt, fun and taste – Kerala, the land of mangoes
Raw mango was favorite for us as school going children. In Kerala, there are mango trees in every nook and corner. There are different varieties of mango trees in Kerala. Raw mangoes are the favorites of children. Children on their way to school throw stones and get tender mango and raw mangoes. We used to eat raw mangoes with salt. Plucking mango and eating with salt was fun for us. We never knew that raw mango has loads of nutritional benefits. Some people are of the belief that raw mangoes are inferior in nutrition compared to ripe mangoes. That is not right. Raw mangoes are also loaded with nutrients of different types. My mother says that her world of fruits was just mangoes and jackfruit. Oranges, apples, pomegranates and other popular fruits were not available to them. I can testify that my mother in her 50s is healthier than me. She swears the health benefits of raw mango. Next time you get raw mango, do not hesitate to eat, eat with peel. Let me amaze you with the benefits of eating mangoes with peel
A special mango pickle recipe
Health benefits of eating raw mangoes – Eat green mangoes for its nutritional benefits
Green mango is a wonderful source of Vitamin C. Don’t think that oranges and other popular fruits only have vitamin C in it. During older days in South India (especially Kerala) people used to live eating what they get; for example, raw mango and jack fruit. And I can testify that those ancestors were more healthy than us even though we eat the so called superior nutritious food. You don’t need to run after orange to get vitamin C. The green mango that you ignore contain vitamin C in abundance. Raw mango would improve would immune system as it contains vitamin C
Raw mango for indigestion and constipation: Raw mango or green mango for hormonal health
Raw tender mango is rich with pectin. Eat tender mangoes when you get it. Raw mangoes contain B vitamins that help you retain good health. Raw mango can help your indigestion. It would also relieve constipation. Green mango do cleanses the intestine and clear off indigestion and other infections. Raw mango contains vitamin A and Vitamin E that enhances humane hormonal system
Raw mango can prevent and treat scurvy, bleeding gums – Green mangoes for anemia and iron deficiency
Eat raw mango for preventing and curing scurvy. Raw mango would help your vitamin C needs, thereby eliminating the possibility of getting scurvy. If you get bleeding gums raw mangoes are good for you. Eating raw mango would help you escape from anemia. Green mango is rich with antioxidants that would improve your health.
Raw mangoes has anticancer properties
Phenols and phenolic compounds and other antioxidants in mangoes are found to be having anti-cancer properties. Eating raw mangoes regularly may help ward off cancer.
Raw mango for morning sickness in pregnancy
Green mango is found to be an effective home remedy for morning sickness. Eating raw mango with little salt would help eliminate nausea for pregnant women. I have tried raw mango for my morning sickness in pregnancy. I have found it useful.