A lot of people love this fruit! But they try to limit its consumption due to its high sugar content!

But… Good news people!

Despite its high sugar concentration when comparing to other fruits, mangoes are super rich in essentials vitamins and nutrients that other fruits can’t offer!

  • The phenolic compound found in mangoes has been found to have powerful antioxidant and anticancer properties. It fights mainly against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.
  • Being high in iron, mango is  very good for pregnant women as well as for anemic people.
  • The vitamin A (beta-carotene), vitamin E and selenium present in mangoes give high protection against heart diseases.
  • Mangoes are able to treat acidity and poor digestion.
  • The Vitamin E present in mango increases hormonal system function more efficiently and so boosts sex life.
  • Fresh mango is a very rich source of potassium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure.

 

 

One medium mango has in average:

  • Water: 134.82 g
  • Calories: 107
  • Protein: 0.84 g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.05 g
  • Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Sugars: 24.42 g

So Don’t worry a lot about calories and sugar, moderation is the key! ;)