Useful properties of mango

For Russia, this fruit is exotic, so not everyone knows how useful mango, how to cut and eat. The fruit should be cleaned, because mango – allergenic product, especially its peel. The flesh of the fruit is useful in many diseases, due to the high content of valuable minerals and vitamins.

Benefits and harms of mango

Fruit mango

In nature this fruit grows in India. The mango tree is very tall and has many different names: loganberry berry, lemon aspen, loquat. Useful properties are only Mature fruit. However, not every person knows how to determine the ripeness of fruit by its appearance, because it can be orange or green. Attention should be paid to the flavor (especially the stalk), shiny skin, elasticity when pressed. Unripe mango contains a lot of starch, which further transformed into a variety of sugars: maltose, glucose or sucrose.

Fresh fruit contains valuable carbohydrates, proteins, fiber, but the most important component of mango – vitamin A. Therefore, it is recommended to people having eye problems (dryness of the cornea, «blindness» and other diseases). In addition, the fruit is rich in vitamins B, C, D, iron, phosphorus, calcium. Composition mango is comparable to Apple, so we can safely include it in your daily diet.

Regularly eat mangoes useful to prevent infectious diseases (such as rhinitis, acute respiratory infections, sore throat), enhance immunity, prevention of cancer. The fruit is a product of Thai traditional medicine and is used to improve brain function, strengthen the walls of blood vessels and heart muscle, as a styptic. Fruits with a lack of maturity can also be useful, for example, of the digestive organs and increase the elasticity of the arteries and veins.

Mango juice is useful to drink for the prevention of atherosclerosis. Researchers in Australia found that eating 250-300 grams of pulp daily, the man warns yourself from diabetes, normalizes the level of cholesterol in the blood. Mango for weight loss is used in combination with dairy products. This diet gives excellent results, is easily transferred, the body receives many beneficial microelements, hunger almost hurts who lose weight.

In addition to the useful properties of mango can harm human health. This occurs when you eat more than 500 grams of unripe pulp of the fruit per day. Such an experiment is fraught with irritation of the throat or of the stomach, the formation of colic of the abdomen. If overeating delicious ripe fruit, you can get a severe allergic reaction, constipation or upset stomach.

Calorie

How many calories are in mango
the product energy value per 100 g
raw 67 calories
dried 317 calories

The beneficial properties of the fruit

Ripe fruit

About useful properties of mango can be judged according to the chemical composition of the fruit. Orange or yellow tint characteristic of the pulp of the fruit, indicating a high content of carotenoids. A huge number of vitamins, minerals, important amino acids, tannin, make the product clausestable at a reasonable price. Mango is recommended for pregnant women, dieters, people with problems of the endocrine system. Don’t eat fruit only for children under the age of three.

Useful properties of mango:

  1. Relieves stress, increases efficiency.
  2. In Asia it was used to treat plague, cholera, bleeding.
  3. The juice of the fruit helps with skin diseases.
  4. Fresh pulp is effective in heartburn.
  5. Helps to cleanse the body of harmful deposits.
  6. Contributes to weight loss.
  7. Immature fruit helps in dysentery, chronic dyspepsia, intestinal disorders.

Raw

The beneficial properties of fresh fruit pulp are as follows:

  1. Prevents the formation of cancer cells.
  2. Promotes destruction of free radicals.
  3. Normalizes blood pressure.
  4. Displays the body of harmful substances.
  5. Calms the nerves.
  6. Regulates metabolic processes.

Dried

Dried fruit can replace your sweet tea. In addition to the unusual taste, it is worth noting that the dried flesh of the fruit, has useful properties:

  1. Normalizes work of gastrointestinal tract.
  2. Produces absorbent effect.
  3. Prevents anemia, hypertension, atherosclerosis.

Mango butter

Unrefined oil

If you want to have beautiful, healthy skin as pictured in glossy magazines, pay attention to the oil that is produced from the kernels of this fruit. It is widely used in cosmetics, by adding a variety of therapeutic products for hands, body, face. The use of this oil helps to fight micro inflammation, triggers the regenerative processes, helps moisturize and soften the skin. The product is used by dermatologists for the treatment of psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema. The mango seed butter can relieve itching after insect bites.

Contraindications

In some cases the product loses its beneficial properties and is harmful to health, for example:

  • when used in conjunction with alcoholic beverages;
  • if a person has sensitive mucous membrane of the stomach;
  • at the age of 3 years;
  • if you are hypersensitive.

You can eat mango during pregnancy

Chopped mango

Benefits of mango for women who are expecting the birth of a baby, is undeniable. The fruit contains vitamins a, B9, involved in the development of the placenta, the formation of the nervous system, regulation of metabolic processes. Thanks to the food fibers of fruit that pregnant woman can stabilize the digestive processes, eating mangoes in food. Large amounts of iron prevents the development of the future baby hypoxia. However, it is necessary to be cautious with the skin of the fruit, because it contains harmful resin.

Video: how to choose a ripe mango

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