Are mangoes good for health?

1.Expert opinion from Felicitas Bouche Ocampo

Nutrition Professor, Bachelor’s Human Nutritional Sciences · 5 years of experience · Argentina

Mangoes are an energy, fiber and potassium-rich fruit. Mangoes also have an interesting content of vitamin C and betacarotenes. They also contain natural sugars that make this fruit a very sweet fruit, although acid at the same time. This fruit helps regulate blood pressure and it is beneficial for bowel health due to its fiber content. Its antioxidant content helps in fighting with free radicals, protecting cells from damage. Also, this fruit is beneficial for vision, cell reproduction and immunity, due to its betacaroten content.

2.Expert opinion from Leticia Soares

Postgraduate Degree in Public and Family Health/Bachelor Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics · 5 years of experience · Brazil

Mangoes are sources of vitamins, minerals such as iron, copper, magnesium and calcium. The fruit is rich in vitamin C and other antioxidant substances, such as carotenoids and polyphenols, which supports the immune system, fight free radicals, helps the body absorb iron, prevent cell oxidation and help to prevent premature aging, heart disease and even cancer. Mango ins also a good source of dietary fiber, which promotes regular bowel function and acts as a natural laxative, preventing constipation and bloating.

3.Expert opinion from Mantwa Radebe

Master of Science (MSc) In Nutrition · 12 years of experience · South Africa

Mangoes are good for health when eaten sparingly, because they are sweet, and eating them too much can increase the blood sugar level. But when eaten in moderate, they are good for the skin health, eye sight, and gut health. They are source of vitamin A, C, B6, and potassium.

4.Expert opinion from Faith Seke

PhD, Agronomy and Crop Science (ongoing), Master’s degree, Food Science and Technology · 1 years of experience · South Africa

Mango is high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and has been linked to a variety of health advantages, including anticancer properties, increased immunity, and digestive and ocular health. Best of all, it’s delicious and simple to incorporate into your diet as part of smoothies and a variety of different foods.

5.Expert opinion from Luciana M. Cherubin

Bachelor in Nutrition · 5 years of experience · Argentina

Mango is a great source of vitamin C, which aids your immune system, helps your body absorb iron and promotes cell growth and repair. Vitamin C also has antioxidant properties.

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