Sunday, 30 December 2018

HEALTH AWARENESS


Mangoes are juicy stone fruit from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering genus Mangnifera , cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. The majority of these species are found in nature as wild mangoes.  The genus belongs to the cashew family Anacardiaceae.                                               
                  
HEALTH BENEFITS  OF MANGOES    
  • It helps in digestion . It helps to facilitate healthy digestion and it promotes healthy gut. 
  • lowers cholesterol and thereby promotes immunity. 
  • It’s good for diabetes patients as it has low glycemic  food which is safer for diabetics to consume.  
  • Promotes eye health- Including mangoes in the diet may also help promote your eye health.Mangoes are rich in beta carotene that helps in the production of vitamin A. The powerful antioxidants helps improve vision ,boosts overall health and prevents age related macular degeneration of eyes.                                      

HOW TO SELECT AND STORE THE MANGOES.  

Selection of mangoes depends on four things the colour ,smell ,firmness and weight.  Colour-there are many different types of mangoes  some go from green to red some are orange. So once you are familiar with type of mango you are buying you can get an idea of which mangoes to select.        Smell A ripe mango will smell sweet . Check near the stem end the smell should be strong there . Smell is large part of your taste so it should be familiar to you.  Firmness Mangos like peaches will softened they ripen .Just as it starts to go from firm to soft , it’s just about ripe.       

- By Poorvi Bellap                                            

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