Top 10 Health Benefits of Mango Fruit

May 11, 2016
(Last Updated On: May 11, 2016)

The Top 10 Health Benefits of Mango

Mangoes could be distinguished as the king of all fruits. Actually this is the Philippines’ national fruit. With its refreshing and sweet taste, you can gain more from what you eat with mangoes. Why? Because it could help fight cancer, aid weight loss, regulate diabetes, clean your skin, alkalize the body,  help your body in the process of digestion, and make the perfect snack.





See below nutritional chart for mango:
One cup of mangoes which is 225 grams contains the following nutrients :

  • 105 calories
  • 76% vitamin C which helps as antioxidant and boosts immunity
  • 25% vitamin A which is also an antioxidant and improves vision
  • 11% vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins which can improve hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention
  • 9% healthy probiotic fibre
  • 9% copper wherein it is a co-factor for many vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells
  • 7% potassium (to balance out our high sodium intake)
  • 4% magnesium

Here are the  list of some healthy reasons why you should eat mango every day:

Top 10 health benefits of mango

  1. Mangoes help fight cancer. Antioxidants like astragalin, gallic acid, quercetin, isoquercitrin, fisetin, and methylgallat are present in mango that helps protect the body against leukemia, colon, breast and prostate cancers.
  1. Mangoes provide high iron for women. Mango, being rich in iron, is a great natural solution for people suffering from anemia. Menopausal and pregnant women can eat mangoes as this will increase their iron levels and calcium.
  1. Mangoes reduce kidney stones. Mangoes taste sweet and sour and it has also a cooling energy effet wherein it is capable of reducing the risk of kidney stone formation according to Chinese medicine.
  1. Mangoes keep cholesterol in check. Mango has a high level of vitamin C, pectin and fibers that helps lower serum cholesterol levels. Fresh mango is rich in potassium, which is an important component of the cell and body fluids. This helps control heart rate and blood pressure.
  2. Mangoes help in digestion. Mango contains enzymes that help in breaking down protein. The fibrous nature of mango is rich in vitamins. With it’s high in pre-biotic dietary fibre and minerals that will help in digestion.

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  1. Mangoes alkalize the body. Mango is high in malic acid. It is also rich in tartaric acid and traces of citric acid that mainly helps in maintaining the alkali reserve of the body.
  1. Mangoes strengthen your immune system. The combination of vitamin C, A and 25 different types of carotenoids helps keep your immune system healthy.
  1. Mangoes could help in weight loss. Mango boosts the digestive function of your body by burning extra calories that helps in weight loss.
  1. Mangoes help prevent heat stroke. Is summer too hot? Just chop a mango in a juicer; add a little water and a tablespoon of sugar or honey. This juice will immediately cool you down. It will also help prevent the occurrence heat stroke.
  1. Mangoes aid concentration and memory. Memorizing for your play? Studying for examinations and quizzes? Or you have children who find it difficult to concentrate on studies? This fruit is full of glutamine acid which is an important protein for concentration and memory.

 


Top 10 health benefits of mangoMango fruit is rich in pre-biotic dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and poly-phenolic flavonoid antioxidant compounds. According to new research study, mango fruit has been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. Several trial studies suggest that polyphenolic anti-oxidant compounds in mango are known to offer protection against breast and colon cancers.

Below are collection of Mango Fruit Recipes:

 




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18 Comments

  • Reply
    Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen
    March 9, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    I love Mangoes because they are sweet and delicious! I didn’t know there are lots of health benefits too including lowering cholesterol.

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    Sara
    March 7, 2017 at 2:46 pm

    I love mango! And now that I know all its good properties even more!

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    Erin
    March 6, 2017 at 11:26 am

    If only I liked mango (insert sad face here). I prepare it all the time for my family, I just personally don’t care for the taste at all. I wish I did tho!

    I had no idea it was so good for you, I might just have to start liking it!

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    Adriana Gil
    March 6, 2017 at 8:37 am

    I love mango! I eat it all the time. It’s one of my favorite fruits to eat!
    Great post 🙂

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    Elizabeth O.

    March 6, 2017 at 8:12 am

    This will always be on the list of my most favorite fruits! It’s really lovely and it’s sweet and it’s perfect on its own. I can’t believe it has this many benefits!

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    G&D Blog

    March 6, 2017 at 12:19 am

    Wow! These are great benefits to hear about eating mangoes, giving me more reasons to love mangoes! And makes me eat more of them.

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    David Elliott
    March 5, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    I love that mangos have so many different great things about them. I had a friend I feel sad for as he realized he was very allergic to mangos.

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    Ruth I.

    March 5, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    Mango is my favorite fruit. I just love it so much! I ddn’t know there are great benefits from it.

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    colleen wool

    March 5, 2017 at 4:20 pm

    I love mangos. Never knew they were so good for you.

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    Tiffany Bacon
    March 5, 2017 at 12:05 pm

    Ed I had no idea that mangos had so many benefits. I LOVE mangos. I would like to know what other research supports the cancer fighting aspect of mangos. I’m interested in research that supports how certain foods fight cancer. Thanks for this post. I want to go shopping for mangos now.

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    Jolleen

    March 4, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    I love that mangos have so may benefits! And they taste yummy too which is a huge plus 🙂

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    Ashley
    March 4, 2017 at 3:39 pm

    I love mangos. Now if I can learn how to cut them properly!

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    Author Brandi Kennedy
    March 4, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    I’ve actually never tried mango before. Knowing how good it is for the body though … I’ll have to get one and try it.

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    Bennymakachi
    March 4, 2017 at 8:23 am

    I’ve always loved mango. Funny that all the while I had no idea of all its health benefits. Good thing I read this coz it’s mango season now in my country.

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    katrinajeancarter
    March 4, 2017 at 6:44 am

    Ahhhh my favorite fruit! I love mango even before finding out the benefits it offers. However, knowing about them sure makes me love it even more! Thanks for sharing! 😀

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    Amber Ludwig

    September 23, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    Mmmm!! And I love fresh mango!!! Deeeelish!!

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    katie

    July 12, 2016 at 5:10 pm

    I never knew mangoes were that good for you and that’s good because my daughter loves them and eats them almost every day.

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    thomas

    May 13, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    Hello Fruit and Restaurant and filipino Recipes Lover’s we love mango but seldom they serve it as a dessert in Restaurant’s- If you want to find out everything about those restaurant’s you can look at My choice Philippines …

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