Mango is one of the most popular of all the tropical fruits. Mango, the king of fruits, is highly nutritious and rich in beta-carotene, folate, vitamin B6, iron and a little calcium, zinc and vitamin E.
Mangoes are a good source of antioxidants, containing certain phytochemicals such as gallotannins and mangiferin which have been studied for their health benefits. Mangoes are good for skin, eye. It reduces inflammation, good for heart, aids digestion, boosts immunity system.
Mangiferin, being a polyphenolic antioxidant and a glucosyl xanthone, it has strong antioxidant, anti-lipid peroxidation, immunomodulation, cardiotonic, hypotensive, wound healing, antidegenerative and antidiabetic activities.
Studies indicate mango posses anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, cardiotonic, hypotensive, anti-inflammatory properties.
Various effect like antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiparasitic, anti-tumour, anti-HIV, anti-bone resorption, antispasmodic,anti-diarrhoeal, anti-allergic, hypolipidemic, anti-microbial, hepato-protective, gastro-protective have also been studied.
Voila! You actually can get several nutritional benefits from mango!
Mango Popsicles Recipe
Homemade mango popsicle with the goodness of mango is the perfect one to satisfy your sugar pangs! It is nutritious and healthy, unlike ice cream.
To begin the recipe, firstly remove the skin of mangoes and chop the mangoes. Blend with water and honey (optional) in a blender until smooth.
Pour the mango juice in popsicle moulds and cover them.
Place the moulds in the freezer for at least 5-6 hours until set and ready to eat. Once they are set, keep popsicle moulds under running water for few seconds and lose the moulds from Popsicle and serve.
Serve the delicious guilt-free Mango Popsicle Recipe during the mango season, so that you and your kids can simply enjoy the summer season.
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