African Mango Helps With Weight Loss: Say studies

Many doctors believe that mango, a tropical fruit, aids weight loss and boosts general heath. Now, recent studies released by Gateway Health Alliances have shown that African Mango actually does promote weight loss in humans. The studies conducted at the University of Yaounde I in Camaroon have supported the role of this fruits in weight loss.

About African Mango:

The African Mango is a mango-like fruit that comes from the Irvingia Gabonensis tree, a tree native to West Africa. For thousands of years, the local population used it as a staple in their diet as well as for medicinal purposes.

However, only within the last 20 years has it been recognized by western culture as scientists have discovered the incredible health benefits that the people of Cameroon African have been taking advantage of for all this time.

Notably, Dr. Oz was the first all-star celebrity to endorse African Mango as a weight loss supplement; terming the fruit as a “miracle in your medicine cabinet.”

Since then this new diet pill ingredient from Cameroon, Africa has surged to such popularity that many are questioning whether the ingredient can be trusted for it being truly effective in weight loss.

To give some credibility to the effective role played by African Mango in weight loss products, some studies were done at the University of Yaounde in Cameroon and which find African Mango to produce significant weight loss results without any change to diet or exercise patterns.

How they studies the efficacy of African Mango in Weight Loss:

In one study, 102 healthy, overweight volunteers were split into two groups. One group was given a placebo and the other was given 150 mg of African Mango every day before dinner for 10 weeks. At the end of the study, the placebo group showed little to no improvement in their weight and overall health, while the group receiving the African Mango decreased their weight by approximately 6%. That’s a person who was 90 kilograms (200 pounds) before the study, and was on 150 mg of African Mango every day, lost about 5.4 kilograms (12 pounds) with no change in diet or increase in physical activity.

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In tropical countries like India — Mango is consumed in both unripe and ripe forms, and both in non-processed and processed forms (pickles, jams, condiment etc.); and is believed since ages to be one boosting overall health (Any mango variety for that matter). The fact that the fruit is very complete in nutrition and is packed with roughage; mango is often pegged as a fruit which helps weight loss or sheds bulk. But rather than going for supplements, one should always go for fresh fruit. Read this article, which shares the benefits of mango regarding weight loss and over all well being.