Despite the hole in the wallet price tag in the markets, here’s why this king of fruit needs a special place on your table. They fight cancer, alkalize the body, aid in weight loss, regulate diabetes, keeps cholesterol in check, helps digestion, is an aphrodisiac (hello, hello), aids concentration and memory, prevents heat stroke, is rich in iron (for women), reduces kidney stones, cleanses your skin, and make the perfect snack. Good enough reason? So, load up.
Give us today a daily mango
One cup of mangoes (225 gms contain) contains the following percentages that apply to daily value.
76 percent vitamin C (antioxidant and immune booster)
25 percent vitamin A (antioxidant and vision)
11 percent vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins (hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention)
9 percent healthy probiotic fibre
9 percent copper (copper is a co-factor for many vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells)
7 percent potassium (to balance out our high sodium intake)
4 percent magnesium