Looking for a summer fruit that’s full of benefits for your body? Try biting into a nice ripe mango. They are delicious as well as nutritious. Mangoes are rich in vitamins and low in calories. They contain immunity-boosting nutrients and may support eye, heart, and digestive health. And that is just scratching the surface. Their peak season is summer, so why not try one now?  We’ve got more on the benefits of mangoes.

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    All the Vitamins

    Mangoes are rich in vitamins A,C and K. Vitamins C and K are helpful for blood vessel formation and effective blood clotting respectfully. Vitamin A is a helpful antioxidant.

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    Other Nutrients

    Potassium and magnesium are present in mangoes as well. Potassium helps to support normal blood pressure as well as maintaining normal fluid levels in your cells. Magnesium helps to maintain proper muscle and nerve function.

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    Digestive Health

    Mangoes are rich in dietary fibers that help to prevent constipation. They also contain amylase compounds. Amylase compounds help to dissolve starches in your body, making digestion even easier.

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    Heart Health

    Mangoes also contain mangiferin. Mangiferin has been shown to reduce inflammation in the heart, reducing cholesterol as well as triglycerides and fatty acids.
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    Easy To Work Into Your Diet

    Even though mangoes are a summer fruit, they are available in most grocery stores year round. They can be enjoyed in various ways. They can be eaten straight up, cut into slices, or put into a smoothie way. Any way you enjoy them you will be sure to get all the benefits included.

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