Mangoes are not only delicious but also has an impressive nutritional profile.
Mango properties and health benefits
- Vitamins C, B6, A, E
The most impressive nutrient fact is 1 cup (165 grams) of fresh mango provides nearly 67% of the daily value for vitamin C, which aids immunity, iron absorption and cell growth and repair.
It improves digestive issues and are a good source of the minerals, copper, and folate. Which are important nutrients during pregnancy, as they support the growth and development of the fetus.
Mango are low in calories, with only ninety-nine calories for one cup.
Keep in mind this may not be the case for dried mangoes. 1 cup of dried mangoes contain 510 calories.
One cup of mango provides 10% of your daily value of vitamin A. It is essential for a healthy immune system.
Mangoes also contain lutein and zeaxanthin, all of which support eye health.
Mangoes polyphenols may fight oxidative stress, which is linked to many health conditions, including colon, lung, prostate, breast and bone cancers.
– Antioxidants mask
Take 2 teaspoons of mango pulp and mix it well with 1 tablespoon of green tea powder. Leave this soothing mask on for 20 minutes and wash it with cold water. Your skin will be glowing and brighter!!
– As dessert, add Mango in your yogurt or in a fruit salad with other seasonal fruits. Quite simple but so delicious!!!
– Adding mango to your salad can provide sweetness. Freshen it up by sprinkling cilantro and lemon juice.