Why we should eat mangoesand leaves?

Mangoes not only taste sweet, but are loaded with nutrients too.

We have reached the peak of summer and heat is becoming unbearable. However, the summer season has its benefits as well. It is the season of fleshy and juicy mangoes, the king of fruits. Apart from the fact that it tastes sweet, mangoes are loaded with nutrients. Check out these facts.

- Mango fruit is rich in pre-biotic dietary fibre, vitamins, minerals, and has antioxidant compounds. It is beneficial for digestion too.

- According to a new research, mangoes have been found to protect against colon, breast and prostate cancers.

- Fresh mango is a rich source of potassium, which is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps to control heart rate and blood pressure.

- Vitamin E, which is abundantly present in mangoes, helps to regulate sex hormones and boosts sex drive.

- Mango helps to clear clogged pores that cause acne. Just slice a mango into thin pieces and keep them on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and then take bath or wash your face and see the results.

- It's a known fact that mangoes are rich in Iron. People who suffer from anaemia can take mangoes regularly along with their dinner. It is especially good for women after menopause.

- High level of soluble dietary fibre, Pectin and Vitamin C present in mangoes helps to lower serum cholesterol levels.

- A recent study shows that not only the flesh of a mango but the leaves can fight diabetes.

Health tip: Before going to bed put some 10 or 15 mango leaves in warm water and close it with lid. The next day morning filter the water and drink it in empty stomach. Do this regularly.

Mango leaves are great for lowering blood glucose but also have the ability to strengthen blood vessels and also lower blood pressure.

And the juice of mango leaves can help reduce the inflammation and swelling of insect bites.

You can soak 10 mango leaves in water over night and then squeeze out the water, then taking 5 mils of the water each morning.

Remember Mango Leaves are full of tannins so you don’t want to over does yourself—in very high doses it does become toxic.

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