A mango is an edible stone fruit produced by the tropical tree Mangifera indica which is believed to have originated from the region between northwestern Myanmar, Bangladesh, and northeastern India. The vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in mangos can provide important health benefits. For example, vitamin K helps your blood clot effectively and helps prevent. It also plays an important role in helping strengthen your bones.
Mangos are also rich in your heal. Asked its amazing health benefits, the good news is mangoes might not make one fat especially when taken in moderation because of their caloric content
- Mangoes have just 0.4g of fat per 100gms. Moreover, it is cholesterol-free
- While most of you think mango is full of sugar, mango has 14gms of sugar per 100gm. (your fav Oreos cookie can have up to 41gms of sugar per 100gms)
- Have you heard of Glycemic index? It is the index that indicates how quickly w food releases sugar in the bloodstream. Mangoes lie at 56 on Glycemic index which a neither low or high. This indicates that you can have mangoes in restricted portion sizes.
Mangoes should be included in diet (in moderation of course) as it has several health benefits like; boosting immunity as they are rich in vitamins A, C and anti-oxidants. With Vitamin C, they are good for skin and hair. They are also every good for the hearty are a great source of magnesium, potassium and sodium
One might wonder the acceptable quantity safe for consumption, as much as we can’t determine how you enjoy the sumptuous fruit, it is advisable that mango be:
✅ Mangoes should be consumed in moderation
✅used in a smoothie, shake, slush or adding it to oatmeal.
✅ taken as a complete meal as opposed to a snack.
Don’t forget that mango is a seasonal fruit, as much as you try to maintain a static diet schedule, do well to enjoy the frees of nature.