Mangoes Fights Cancer, Burns Fat, Lowers Cholesterol, and More

The sweet tropical fruit is a favorite of most, but it provides more benefits than what most people would think

  • Mangoes are fruits that is commonly found in tropical countries like the Philippines
  • Mangoes are nutritious and known to be a good source of vitamin A and vitamin C
  • Eating mangoes have great health benefits including weight loss and fights cancer

The mango is the fruit that a lot of people enjoy eating. Some would turn it into a smoothie, while others would use it for a dessert dish like a mango float. With its yellow color and sweet taste, there are a of benefits in eating mangoes.

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A row of ripe mangoes

Some of the Mango Health benefits include:

  • Good for your eyes: Mangoes are a good source of vitamin A, which in turn is known to help a person’s eyesight.
  • Rich in fiber: Fiber helps the digestive system greatly and is known to “clean” the intestines. The soluble fiber in mangoes also help with reducing cholesterol levels
  • Weight loss: Not only does mangoes help with a body’s metabolic disorders, but it also helps the pancreas. People with diabetes can benefit greatly from consuming mangoes.
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Sliced up mangoes, ready to serve
  • Helps fight memory loss: Glutamine acid is found in mangoes, which greatly helps with nourishing the brain
  • Boosts the immune system: You can not just get vitamin A from mangoes, but also vitamin C, which helps prevent the body from catching colds and flu
  • As an aphrodisiac: Mangoes have been studied to help with sperm production and increase the sex drive for both men and women. Arginine, a type of amino acid, also helps prevent erectile dysfunction.
  • As an antioxidant: Mangoes have mangiferin, which helps in promoting healthy cell growth
  • Helps fight cancer: A study made by Texas A&M University has found that mangoes can help fight breast cancer and prevent new cancer cells from forming.
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Mangoes not only taste great but they are really good for the body. Regardless of how you consume them, you’ll know you’ll be a bit healthier with each bite.

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Written by Drew Tetangco

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