Mango is considered the “king of fruits” loved by people of various ages. Mango is scientifically known as indica magnifera. There are various kinds mangoes 🥭, each with it unique taste, aroma, shape, size, color and benefits. Though ripe mangoes are liked by many people.
However, unripe mangoes are rich in minerals such as magnesium, iron, calcium and dietary fibre. Unripe mangoes contains vitamin A, B6, C, and E. Unripe mangoes are packed with polyphenols-powerful antioxidants such as mangiferin, catechins, kaempferol, rhamnetin, benzoic acid and several others.
UNRIPE MANGO HEALTH BENEFITS
(1) LIVER DISORDERS
Unripe mangoes contains more antioxidants and vitamin C than ripe mangoes. It helps in the treatment of liver disorders because it enhance the secretion of bile acids, cleanse the intestine of bacteria infections and remove body toxins.
(2) Boost Immune System
Unripe mango is an excellent source of immune booster. It is packed with nutrients such as vitamin C and E. It help your body to produce white blood cells that enhances your immunity and fight diseases.
(3) Eye Health
Unripe mango is rich in lutein and zeaxanthin that deposit in the retina of the eye – part that changes light in to brain signals to enable your brain signals to interpret what you’re seeing.
(4) Prevention of Acidity
Unripe mango is rich in vitamin A, C and amino acid which neutralize acid in the stomach hence reduce acid reflux and ease stomach acidity. Chewing a piece of unripe mango can give you quick relief from stomach acidity.
(5) Weight Loss
Unripe mango help to boost body metabolism thereby helping you to burn more calories. Unripe mango is low in calories and contain less sugar when compared to ripe mango.
(6) Dental Health
(7) Prevent Dehydration
Consumption of unripe mango with a pinch of salt will prevent excessive loss of water from the body that occur as a result of excessive sweating and urination or peeing.
(8) Heart Health
Unripe mango is rich in minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium that regulate blood pressure and enhances heart❤️ health. Unripe mango also contains a unique antioxidant called magniferin which balances cholesterol triglycerides and fatty acid level that reduces the risk of heart diseases.
(9) Gastrointestinal Disorders
SIDE EFFECTS OF CONSUMPTION OF TOO MUCH UNRIPE MANGO
Excess consumption of anything is not good. Too much eating of unripe mango can result in indigestion, dysentary, irritation of the throat and abdominal colic. Do not eat more than 1 UNRIPE MANGO a day and DON’T DRINK WATER IMMEDIATELY AFTER CONSUMPTION because it will thicken your stomach sac and lead to further irritation.
HOW TO PREPARE UNRIPE MANGO
Obtain one (1) unripe mango and peel the bark. Cut the flesh in to slices. Boil the sliced flesh in water until they become soft. When it is cool blend them in a mixer. Add honey 🍯 and water. Mix thoroughly and drink.
This write-up is not meant to be a substitute to where the service of a dietician or medical professional is urgently needed.