Mangoes! Mangoes!! These fruits are everywhere in Nigeria and they are really tasty. But asides the taste, the health benefits of mangoes are another reason to love these sweet treats. They one of the world’s 10 most nutritious fruits and with good reason.
These are the health benefits of mangoes
Considering the number of Nigerian fruits that prevent cancer, we should just eat only fruits forever. The antioxidants in mangoes are known to prevent you from colon cancer, breast cancer, and leukaemia. So just don’t stop eating them ever.
Mangoes are really good for your skin too, they are a natural exfoliant and help fight acne. So If you want naturally glowing skin then mango should be your favourite fruit. Eat it or use the juice as a cleanser for your skin.
Amazing for your eyes
If you’ve ever wondered why your grandma still sees better than you, it’s because she consumes more mangoes than you. Mangoes are rich in vitamin A and really good for the eyes.
Aids healthy weight gain
For those looking to gain some weight, you’ve found your friend. Unlike most fruits that help you lose weight, mangoes actually aid weight gain. And it’s the healthy kind of weight too.
Boosts sex drive
Mhhmmmmm… Mangoes contain a high amount of vitamin E which is known to help improve your sex drive and boost your libido. So if you’re feeling not so funky, eat some mangoes.
Good for pregnant women and newborns
Mangoes contain a high content of vitamins A, B6, and C, which are very good for pregnant women. These vitamins can also prevent infections in newborns.
Other benefits of eating mangoes include lowering cholesterol levels, improving heart health and preventing diabetes.