Saturday Fare

Healthy Side of King of Fruits: Mango

Summer is in and so is the king of fruits. This mango season avail maximum love for the fruit and its benefits.

Helps Fight Heat Stroke
Green mango’s juice mixed with water and a sweetener cools down the body and prevents it from harm caused due to overheating.

Alkalizes the Body
These acids found in the fruit: tartaric acid, malic acid, and a trace of citric acid maintain the alkali quotient of the body.

Boosts Immunity
The presence of vitamin C and vitamin A, and 25 different kinds of carotenoids keep your immune system healthy and stronger.

Prevents Cancer
Antioxidant compounds in mango protects against colon, breast, leukemia as well as prostate cancers.

Lowers Cholesterol
The high levels of fiber, pectin and vitamin C lower serum cholesterol in the body, specifically Low-Density Lipoprotein. 

Clears the Skin
It helps in clearing clogged pores and even in eliminating pimples.

Improves Eye Health
One cup of sliced mangoes provides 25 percent of vitamin A, which promotes eyesight, prevents night blindness and dry eyes.

Aid for Diabetes
Mangoes help normalizing insulin levels in the blood and have a comparatively low glycemic index .
Improves
Digestion
Papayas contain enzymes for breaking down protein and fiber in mangoes that helps in digestion.