Besides having aesthetic benefits if we use it topically, mango is rich in antioxidants that help prevent heart disease, as well as vitamins A and C.
Also known as peach of the tropics, the mango is a well known since ancient times by the Indian tribes of the tropics and currently produces fruit worldwide.
The mango helps us take care of our hair and our skin, while nourishes and cleanses the body with its antioxidant and diuretic properties.
Antioxidant and laxative
Thanks to its high content of vitamins A and C, and their malic acid and palmitic, mango is a fruit antioxidant that helps protect us from heart disease, allergies or cancer. A piece of mango contains 100 grams 36.4 grams of vitamin C, which corresponds to 61% of the daily requirement of the vitamin.
Fiber mango with fructose having facilitates intestinal transit and acts as a natural laxative, preventing constipation in an easy and effective way.
The mango contains 83% water, and despite its sweet taste gives us few calories and easily assimilated sugars. Therefore, the handle is recommended to be present in diets to take both breakfast and snack on fruit, satisfying feeling sated, providing a large amount of water and avoiding unnecessary calorie intake and fat.
Rich in minerals
The mango also gives us a lot of minerals, which we may be beneficial to cure certain diseases. Some of the minerals that give us the mango are:
Iron: This mineral is essential for our body, prevents fatigue and helps us to strengthen defenses against disease.
Copper: Beneficial for color and appearance of hair.
Magnesium: It protects us from cardiovascular disease, stress or menstrual cramps.
Calcium: One of the most important for the formation of bone minerals.
Thanks to its high iron content, the handle is very beneficial for the prevention of anemia. In addition, since the command also has a high content of vitamin C, it facilitates the absorption of iron.
How to Eat Mango
The mango is consumed only as in salads and juices. Mango skin is not eaten, for consumption fresh must be peeled. Since the mango is a very slippery fruit peel is recommended in a similar way how peel of a kiwi, cut the fruit in half and separating the pulp from the skin with a large spoon.