Mango – “The King of Fruits”
New Delhi,May 31,2017 : Mangoes taste so good that people forget they are also healthy! The “king of fruits” have minerals, which make leptin sensitivity work well in our body. Leptin is a hormone which the body secretes as a response to the food that we eat. If we eat mangoes, our brain gets a signal to start eating in moderation. We need to eat mangoes for three basic reasons:
a) Mangoes are local fruits:Anything local is familiar with our body. Hence, no harm can come from this yellow fruit.
b) Mangoes are in season: We should consume seasonal fruits and vegetables to achieve a healthy body.
c) Mangoes are genetically compliant with our bodies:You can consume mangoes in the form of pickle, aamras, panna or simply eat the slices. Since mangoes are something we have grown up eating, it cannot do any harm to our body.
Health Benefits :
- Prevents Cancer:
Antioxidant compound in mangoes protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. These compounds include quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat, as well as the abundant enzymes.
- Lowers Cholesterol:
The high levels of fiber, pectin and vitamin C help to lower specifically Low-Density Lipoprotein (the bad stuff).
- Clears the Skin:
Mangos help clear clogged pores and eliminate pimples.
- Improves Eye Health:
One cup of sliced mangoes supplies 25 percent of the needed daily value ofvitamin A which promotes good eyesight and prevents night blindness and dry eyes.
- May Help with Diabetes:
Mango leaves help normalize insulin levels in the blood.. Mango fruit has a relatively low glycemic index (41-60) so moderate quantities does not spike sugar levels.
- Promotes Healthy Sex:
Mangoes are a great source ofvitamin E.
- Improves Digestion:
Papayas are not the only fruit that contain enzymes for breaking down protein. There are several fruits, including mangoes, which have this healthful quality. The fiber in mangos also helps digestion and elimination.
- Helps Fight Heat Stroke:
Juicing the fruit from green mango and mixing with water and a sweetener helps to cool down the body and prevent harm from overheating.
- Boosts the Immune System:
The generous amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A in mangos, plus 25 different kinds of carotenoids keep your immune system healthy and strong.
- Alkalizes the Whole Body:
The tartaric acid, malic acid, and a trace of citric acid found in the fruit help to maintain the alkali reserve of the body.