Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Mango And Health Benefits

Mangoes are a great source of vitamin A, beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, and magnesium. They are also a good source of fiber to promote healthy digestion. Vitamin A helps the body to build and maintain healthy skin and bone. Vitamin A promotes healthy eyesight. Vitamin C boosts the immune system.

The antioxidants protects against cancer and helps to fight against heart diseases.

Mangoes are rich in soluble fibre which prevents constipation.

A short video on the health benefits of mangoes.

Mangoes are juicy stone fruit from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. The majority of these species are found in nature as wild mangoes. Wikipedia
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.4 g0%
Saturated fat 0.1 g0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 1 mg0%
Potassium 168 mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 15 g5%
Dietary fiber 1.6 g6%
Sugar 14 g
Protein 0.8 g1%
Vitamin A21%Vitamin C60%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-65%
Vitamin B-120%Magnesium2%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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