Mango is a tropical fruit of the sumach family, having a sweet taste and texture of the fiber type. Fruits on mango tree has a skin of red-yellow and green colors, and the orange pulp.
There are several basic varieties of mango, including houseplants. The fruit fruit is oval, thin-skinned, a pleasant aroma and juicy pulp.
Biological characteristics and distribution
Mango tree reaches a height of 40 cm, has leaves yellow-pink and small flowers with a delicate aroma. Mature fruits weigh up to 1, 5 kg of solid bone is surrounded by juicy pulp with fibers.
Mango is grown in Pakistan, India, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Portugal and other tropical countries. Currently, more than 30 cultivated varieties of this tropical fruit. Some varieties are more orange, others green and less juicy.
Mango is considered to be low-calorie fruit, which is useful in the composition of diet for weight loss, as well as for handling days.
Caloric mango 65 kcal, and in the same nut 0, 5 g protein, 0, 3 g fat and 11 g carbohydrate.
Useful properties of mango
The main beneficial properties of mango manifested in its structure, which is rich in vitamins, trace elements and minerals. The composition of fruit include vitamins, cellulose, glucose, fructose, organic acids (succinic, citric, malic), vitamins C and E, and minerals such as magnesium, phosphorous, selenium, iron, calcium, potassium and zinc.
The mango pulp contains large amounts of dietary fiber, vitamin D, manganese, potassium and pectin. Also, this fruit is rich oleorizinom and mangosteen, which have antipyretic and anti-inflammatory actions.
Mango high use in the treatment of ocular diseases and inflammations of mucous membranes of the cornea. This fruit improves immunity, strengthens the protective function of the body and prevents the occurrence of respiratory diseases.
Mango is recommended to use as a laxative, diuretic and choleretic funds, as well as for the treatment of oral inflammation, scurvy and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
Important useful properties of mango actively influence the improvement of digestion, filling the deficit of vitamins and minerals in the human body. Most of the benefits of mango manifested in strengthening the nervous system, improve brain function and normalizing blood circulation.
This juicy fruit is useful to use for respiratory diseases, nephritis, fever and as a tonic.
Eating mangoes to eat
Mangoes can be eaten raw, stewed and canned form. Especially popular mango as an ingredient for desserts, fruit salads, ice cream and a variety of confectionery.
Mango is used for cooking liquors, cocktails and exotic juices. In some European dishes, this fruit is added to give a special taste, for example, fish and meat.
With regular use of one fruit a day to clean the liver, relieve symptoms of diarrhea, anemia, hemorrhoids, and increases the elasticity of blood vessels and reduces the likelihood of developing dysbiosis.
Contraindications to eat
Mango should not be eaten in large quantities, as this fruit is rich in various substances can cause indigestion, colic, and the appearance of throat irritation.
Do not eat mangoes in allergic reactions and individual intolerance. This fruit is not combined with drinks containing alcohol.
In order to prevent serious violations of the intestine into the food should be used only ripe fruit, and it is better not have underripe and overripe fruit.