Mango can help prevent cancers


Mango is believed to have originated from the subHimalayan plains of Indian subcontinent. Botanically, it belongs to the family of Anacardiaceae, and the scientific name is Mangifera Indica. Mango can help prevent colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers, because of the antioxidant compounds in it like quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methygallat, as well as enzymes.

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The high fiber level, pectin and vitamin C, provide low density lipoprotein (a molecule that is a combination of lipid (fat) and protein. Lipoproteins are the form in which lipids are transported in the blood.

The fiber also helps to aid digestion; the presence of vitamins C and A helps keep the immune system healthy and strong.

A cup of sliced mango contains about 25 percent of the needed value of vitamin A, which helps promote good eyesight, prevents night blindness and dry eyes.

Mango is high in calories and carbohydrates, which is good for those who are trying to gain weight. Due to the high iron c o n t e n t , mango is said to be very good for pregnant women, as well as for people suffering from anemia.

The anti-inflammatory properties of mango might help alleviate asthma symptoms. Mango also helps in improving concentration and memory power.

The glutamine acid in mangoes helps children to have good memory and keep the cells active. Mango has been found to be beneficial to people suffering from ailments like: bacterial infections , constipation, diarrhea , dysentery, eye disorders, hair loss, heat stroke, leucorrhea, liver disorders, menstrual disorders, morning sickness, piles, prickly heat, scurvy, sinusitis, spleen enlargement and vaginitis.