11 Reasons You Should Start Eating Mango


Mangos taste so good that you forget how healthy they are. Here are healthy reasons why you should stock up on this king of fruits.
Nutrition by the numbers

1 cup contains the following percentages applied to daily value

103 calories

75 percent vitamin C- antioxidant and immune booster

24 percent vitamin A- antioxidant and vision

12 percent vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins- hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention

10 percent healthy probiotic fiber

8 percent copper- a co-factor for various vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells

8 percent potassium- balances out your high sodium intake

5 percent magnesium

Mango prevents cancer

Researches have shown antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancers and leukemia. These compounds are isoquercitrin, quercetin, fisetin, astragalin, methylgallat and gallic acid as well as the abundant enzymes.

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