5 Healthy Reasons To Eat Mangoes

Mangoes contain enzymes that help in a smooth flow of food and waste down the digestive tract. It also has dietary fiber which reduces the risk of colon cancer. You can eat mangoes as it is, in salads or fruit juices and smoothies.

Aids digestion: Protein-degrading enzymes are in mangoes. This is why people eat mangoes after a heavy dinner. Fruit fiber, vitamins, minerals, and probiotic dietary fiber aid digestion.

Helps diabetes: The fruit has a low glycemic index (41-60), thus consuming reasonable amounts won't raise your blood sugar.


Lowers cholesterol: Mangoes reduce blood cholesterol, particularly bad cholesterol, through fiber, Vitamin C, and pectin.

Good for eyes: The high vitamin A concentration in mangoes helps prevent night blindness and dry eyes. The fruit provides 25% of the recommended vitamin A in a cup.

Aphrodisiac: Mangoes contain estrogen-like chemicals and rich vitamin E, which has a modest aphrodisiac effect for both men and women.