10 Health Benefits of Mangos

| March 22, 2012 | 23 Comments

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Mangos taste so good that people forget they are also healthy! 
Discover how the “king of fruits” can help you, plus fascinating trivia and a few mango cautions and concerns.

Health Benefits:

1.  Prevents Cancer:
Research has shown antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. These compounds include quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat, as well as the abundant enzymes.

2.  Lowers Cholesterol:
The high levels of fiber, pectin and vitamin C help to lower serum cholesterol levels, specifically Low-Density Lipoprotein (the bad stuff)

3.  Clears the Skin:
Can be used both internally and externally for the skin. Mangos clear clogged pores and eliminate pimples. (Read more on page 5.)

4.  Eye Health:
One cup of sliced mangoes supplies 25 percent of the needed daily value of vitamin A, which promotes good eyesight and prevents night blindness and dry eyes.

5.  Alkalizes the Whole Body:
The tartaric acid, malic acid, and a trace of citric acid found in the fruit help to maintain the alkali reserve of the body.

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The Mango Man  Diet:

This diet is NOT just mangos.

Dr. Wayne Pickering, The Mango Man, Has Been Helping People All Over The World To Lose Weight And Attain The Best Health Of Their Lives For More Than 30 Years.

He looks a little zany but we like his approach to health a lot!  Also he happens to be half American- half Canadian.  The picture is him at 57 years young.

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  1. John Methew says:

    @admin – are mangoes are good for diabetic patients ?

  2. Ogbudu Amuzo says:

    I’m among those who naturally hate mango and after reading this article, I will be taking it almost every day

  3. hanna smith says:

    excellent read. Cant wait for more

  4. Olivier81 says:

    Great share. Waiting for more

  5. sweedal says:

    Its tooo good…..!!!! Asume…. M loving it….

  6. Aghogho Ofurumazi says:

    Beautiful to know .

  7. Obi,Obioma Chinedum says:

    I am delighted for accessing this important information.Thanks alot.



  9. Mary says:

    I am delighted for accessing this info, I always thought i ate too much mango now I am happy that i did

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  11. Randy Fritz says:

    Thanks for your comment. Just to be clear, it is the LEAVES and NOT the fruit the help control diabetes. Eating TOO MUCH mango fruit could raise your blood sugar just like any fruit -even though it has a relatively low glycemic index.

  12. Randy Fritz says:

    Hi Mary. I’m happy that you are happy. I hope though, that by ‘too many’ you are meaning just one or two mangos per day and not five or ten a day. IF you are balancing out your body, you should be in tune with how much it actually needs.

  13. Sam Tsibuah says:

    I get some funny pains in my scrotum when chew the peels of mango fruits.What’s is the effect?

  14. Randy Fritz says:

    Honestly Sam, I am only guessing on this but there is a thing called ‘mango itch’ – caused when handling freshly picked mangos that have juice dripping from the stem ends. The sappy juice gets on hands and, if not washed off quickly and adequately, can be spread to other body parts for up to three days.
    The other possibility is that it is some internal reaction. Even though mangoes have a host of health benefits, there always remains of possibility that your unique body is reacting in some way. This is the old ‘one man’s poison is another man’s medicine’ idea.
    Just so you know, a lot of people don’t like the skins and don’t bother with them.

  15. Kj says:

    Im eating one as we speak delish :)

  16. never knew that mango has so many essential nutrients to keep you healthy. will definitely add mango on my weekly grocery list. thanks ;)

  17. esther says:

    Fyi, Florida Mangos are the best. They are fresh, juicy, sweet and produce in the great USA.

  18. esther says:

    Florida Mangos are the best. They are fresh, juicy, sweet and produce in the great USA.

  19. Marhis Raymond says:

    I grew up in the Carribean on a large property with lots of mangoes, avocadoes, orange, grapefruits, and many others. We ate lots of mangoes of course just because we loved them. Good to know they have so many health benefits. Wish I could have them here in NYC and don’t have to pay for them. Thanks for the info.

  20. Denis Ofoyuru says:

    Useful info. It was great to share.

  21. Denis Ofoyuru says:

    I have to go back my mango eating habits of those good old days. Mangoes are quite affordable in Gulu.

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