Are you crazy about mangoes? If not, then there is probably something wrong with you, say nutritionists, taking into consideration the health benefits this delicious fruit provides!
Many studies have confirmed that you should include mangoes in your daily menu, and if you are still not sure about their power, read this article and start believing in miracles.
A recent study, presented at the Congress of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, showed that animals who consumed 10g of frozen and dehydrated mango every day in a period of 12 weeks LOWERED THEIR BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS. This discovery may help patients diagnosed with diabetes keep their blood sugar under control.
Mango protects against colon and breast cancer
Mango can also prevent the growth of colon cancer cells, according to the results of a study conducted by a group of researchers from Texas AgriLife Research, who studied the five most common types of mango available in the U.S.
Mango can help you lose weight
Mango contains a real treasure of fiber, vitamins A, B6 and C and triterpene and lupeol, compounds that inhibit skin and colon cancer.
In addition to its protective efficacy against diabetes and certain types of cancer, mango can be the perfect ally of those who try to lose some weight. Its fleshy meat is really delicious, and since it is rich in fiber, mango can help you eliminate the toxins from the body.
In spring and early summer we usually turn to foods that will help us prepare our skin for the summer sun, or give us a darker skin tone. Mango is of great help when it comes to this topic, because it is high in beta-carotene, which means it is ideal if you fancy a bronze skin tone.