30 Blogs Spotlighting the Nutritional Benefits of Mangoes

The mango is a popular summertime fruit that dates back to 4000 BC and is in season from April to August. There are over 1,000 varieties of mangoes worldwide, but the vast majority come to the U.S. from Mexico. Interestingly, the mango tree is related to both the pistachio and the cashew. It also is known as the “king of fruit,” and has an array of nutritional benefits that help improve health. The fruit is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and enzymes. To learn more about the benefits of eating mangoes check out these 30 blog entries.

Cancer Fighter

Orange fruits and vegetables are rich in carotenes, which help to protect the body against lung and oral cancer.  Mangoes also contain many different antioxidant polyphenols, some of which were found to target and eliminate breast and colon cancer cells.  This research was performed by Dr. Susanne Talcott and her husband in 2010 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.  For more information on how mangoes can fight cancer read these five blog posts.

Vision Enhancer

A serving of mangoes (approximately one cup) contains more than a quarter of the daily recommended amount of vitamin A, which helps enhance night vision and decrease eye dryness.  Take a look at these five blog articles to read more about mangoes and eye health.

Heart Health

The mango is high in potassium and magnesium, both of which help reduce high blood pressure.  It also contains high levels of B6, B12 and Folate that help decrease the chances for heart disease.  These five blog entries will explain further about why mangoes are so good for your heart health.

Brain Power

Mangoes contain glutamine, which helps to keep brain cells alive and leads to improved memory.  When eating mangoes you also get vitamin B6, which helps brain function and regulates mood and sleep. There’s no need for supplements when you can get all of these vitamins naturally! More information about how mangoes can boost brain power is available in these five blog posts.

Digestion Aid

When eating mangoes you are consuming digestive enzymes called esters, aldehydes and terpenes that help the stomach break up food so that it can be digested easier.  Mangoes also soothe a sour stomach by lowering the acidity.  The fiber content in mangoes also helps with constipation.  Read more about digestive health in these five blogs.

Immune Booster

Vitamin B6, C and E are found in mangoes and can help reduce the duration of colds and promote a healthy immune system.  Vitamin C also helps eliminate free radicals that can lead to disease.  These and other benefits can be found in the five blog articles below.

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