Did you know that MORE fresh mangos are eaten every single day around the world than any other fruit??? As an American that blows my mind. Our country sees to be obsessed with bananas and apples but are we missing out on the mango love???
My kids LOVE mango and we eat it weekly, maybe you should too!! Why? Keep reading below!!
#1 – They may help prevent cancer!!
Research shows the strong antioxidant compounds in mango can help reduce your risk of several types of cancer. Plus they are yummy so start eating up!
#2 – Mango can clear up your skin!!!
Mango can help eliminate pimples clogged pores!! Eat and even use it as a face mask for best results!
#3 – Alkalizes the entire body!!!
There are some really cool acids in mango that are incredible for your health! The tartaric, malic, and trace acids found widely in mango help keep the body in the right alkalizing state of reserves!
#4 – It is believed Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree.
Are you feeling zen now??
#5 – Giving someone a basket of mango is considered an act of friendship in many spots around the world.
When was the last time you gave mango as a gift?
#6 – Boosts the immune system!
Mango is LOADED with vitamin C and A, plus 25 different kinds of carotenoids to help keep your body fighting strong!
#7 – Promotes healthy sex
Hmmm….need I say more? Mangos are a huge source of Vitamin E which has a direct connection to your sex drive.
#8 – In India, the Mango tree is considered sacred.
It is a symbol of love and is believed to help grant wishes. Well, load on up!
#9 – Improves Eye Health
One cup of mango supplies the body with 25% of it’s Vitamin A, which promotes good eyesight and eliminates dry eyes!
#10 – It just takes amazing
Listen, I could go on all day long about how healthy and amazing mango is for your body but at the end of the day, it just tastes great and that is something we can all get behind!
My favorite Green Smoothie Recipe with Mango!
Pack your blender or mix with spinach, top with a 1/2 a banana, some frozen mango (1/2 a cup to a full cup), a few mint leaves, and tumeric powder (1 tablespoon). Fill with water and blend. So tasty and good for you too!