Did you know about the awesome power of mangoes?
I discovered mangoes on the whole food plant-based diet, and have found them to be one of my favorite fruits. But not only are they tasty, but they are also just as good for you! (You can learn about what they taste like at What Does Mango Taste Like?)
Here are some of the benefits I’ve found for eating mangoes.
1) Lots of Nutrients
Mango is packed with vitamins and nutrients. This includes 67% Vitamin C in one cup.
2) Improves Digestion
One study found that participants saw constipation disappear after regular mango consumption. They are also packed with fiber which helps digestion as well.
3) Could Help With Weight Loss
Mango has fiber which helps you to feel full for longer after eating.
4) Supports Prenatal Development
Mango contains folate as well as other vitamins to support pregnancy.
5) Might Fight Cancer
The antioxidants in mangoes have been found to maybe have anti-cancer properties, helping to prevent cancer and other diseases.
6) Boosts Health
By providing antioxidants, mangos can boost your health and help your body fight off free radicals.
7) Improves the Immune System
Mango provides vitamin C as well as other nutrients to help support a healthy immune system.
8) Improves Skin
Vitamin C and antioxidants from mangoes improve skin health and help to prevent wrinkles.
9) Reduces Inflammation
The antioxidants in mangoes have been found to have anti-inflammatory properties in the body.
10) Prevents Disease
The anti-inflammatory properties of mangoes can help to fight diseases in the body, such as diabetes, caused by inflammation.
After all of these benefits, it’s time to grab some mango and start eating!