Mango is a fruit of tropical counties like India. A summer fruit, mango is consumed both raw and ripened. According to health experts, the fruit has loads of benefits for human body, along with the fact that it also helps in losing weight.
Here are the reasons why Mangoes are considered healthy and assisting in weight loss:
Fresh ripe mangoes are packed with nutrients and are full of fibre. According to experts, a snack of fresh mangoes is usually helpful in keeping one full. Mangoes have a high content of beta carotene and are one of the top providers of beta carotene. Mangoes are also a great source of nutrients in the concentrated form. Hence in order to reduce the consumption of calories, which is the key to weight loss, the fruit is a very good choice.
That apart, Beta carotene is also known to reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer.
Mangoes also helps in making bones stronger since it contains minerals, calcium and magnesium as well as B vitamins. They are also rich in a carotenoid called lycopene, which is an effective antioxidant, thus boosting general health and making the skin complexion brighter and skin softer.
To take full benefits of the fruit, experts suggest that not even consuming too many mangoes is required. Like everything else, mangoes should also be taken in right quantity. A single fruit is capable of providing of almost a day’s supply of Vitamin C to the body.
In tropical countries, during summer season people are seen having two or three mangoes during lunch time and skipping the lunch altogether.
Ripe mango is a sweet fruit, that’s why one should consult his/her doctor, before incorporating mango to their daily diet.