In India different types or varieties of mangoes are available like Alphonso, Banginapally, Chausa, Dussehri, Kesar, Langra, Totapuri, Himsagar and Kishan Bhog. Each variety or type has a different and unique texture and flavour.
Mangoes are rich in minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Minerals like potassium, manganese, magnesium, calcium, selenium, phosphorus, and iron are present in mangoes. Good amount of Vitamins are there in mangoes like vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K and other B vitamins. Mangoes are rich in fibrepolyphenols, carotenoids, omega-3 and contain low calories. Mangoes are good food for all age groups starting with children to elder people. Mangoes are also useful for diabetic people in moderate amounts. Kids love eating mangoes and mango milkshakes, including mangoes in their diet helps to improve their health and immunity.
Benefits of Mangoes :
Mangoes for improving memory
Mangoes contain glutamine acids which help to keep cells active and improve memory. Including mangoes in diet help to maintain adequate level of glutamine acid in kids which improve brain functions and memory. Mangoes help children with lack of concentration by improving memory.
Vitamin B6 present in mangoes helps in improving brain function by maintaining efficient nervous system. Vitamin B6 is known as energy booster, it controls stress and enhance mood.
Mangoes boosts immune system
Mangoes contain vitamin A, vitamin C and carotenoids which are helpful in boosting immune system. Mangoes contain 25 different types of carotenoids which improves immune system. Carotenoids are well known for their antioxidant qualities which protect our body and health. Vitamin C present in mangoes is also an antioxidant which improves our immune system. Vitamin A present in mangoes supports proper bone growth and good health.
Mangoes promotes good eye sight
Vitamin A and vitamin E in mangoes are very helpful for good eyesight. Mangoes help to protect your eye from problems like dryness of the eye, night blindness, softening of the cornea, refractive errors, itching and burning in the eye. One cup of mango pieces provides 25% of daily recommended level of vitamin A which is required for good vision. Mangoes are also good source of lutein and zeaxanthin which are helpful in treating the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts. Mangoes are good source of these vision promoting nutrients which improves eye health.
Mangoes benefits our health by helps in digestion, good for heart, treat cancers, treats anemia, weight gain, controls cholesterol and also beneficial for skin.