Summer season even though hot brings us delicious fruits. I don’t think that there will be a person who doesn’t love mangoes. Personally, I wait for summer for mangoes. I hope you too.
Well, native to India, mangoes are also called the king of fruits has a coveted place in Hindu religious scriptures. The lip-smacking delicious fruit mango packs a host of health benefits!
Here are the incredible benefits of mangoes you may not have known.
1. Mangoes Regulate Cholesterol Levels
Mangoes have high levels of fibre pectin that helps in bringing down the low-density lipoprotein (LDL or bad cholesterol) which causes plaques in the vessels and blocks blood flow.
2. Mangoes Boosts Immunity
An average sized mango contains up to two-thirds of the daily recommended intake of Vitamin C. It boosts the immune system and prevents cold/flu.
3. Mangoes Are A Great Remedy For Anaemic People
Mangoes contain high iron content which is a natural remedy for anemic people. Women should eat mangoes to increase the iron level and calcium content in their bodies.
4. Mangoes Regulate Diabetics
The glycemic index of mangoes ranges between 41 and 60, with an average of 51. The value of 51 is on the lower end of the glycemic index scale. Foods that are less than 55 are considered to be low glycemic food, which is safe for diabetics to consume. Foods with low glycemic index make sure the release of sugar in the blood is slow, and there is no sudden spike in the blood glucose levels.