Mango, a member of the drupe family, has been named the most widely consumed fruit in the world! I do not beg to differ! Not only is mango a sweet, filling treat, it has also become a part of the family to some of us. Mangoes have health benefits too!
Decrease the risk of obesity
Decreases the risk of diabetes
Decreases the risk of heart disease
Are a powerful antioxidant that plays a role in eye health, possibly able to ward of the damage from macular degeneration.
Lowers asthma risks
High in beta-carotene
Decreases risk of prostate cancer
High in fiber and helps to prevent constipation
Vitamin A makes them good for hair and skin – can be used internally and externally on the skin to help clear pores
Vitamin C and collagen
Alkalizes the body
Boosts the immune system
With so many benefits almost targeting every system of the body, the only thing left to say, “Here’s to great health! Eat mangoes!”