Mangoes are loaded with multiple essential vitamins and minerals
- Mango can enhance digestion as it is loaded with fibre
- Vitamin C and A present in mangoes can promote skin health
- Mangoes may boost heart health too
With the arrival of summers, it is time to welcome the delicious fruits the season offers. From watermelon to pineapple, you can add the goodness of multiple fruits to your diet. One of the popular summer fruits is mango. Almost everyone loves mango. This delicious juicy fruit is an irresistible treat you cannot afford to miss. This fruit can offer you multiple health benefits too. Mangoes are high in antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C, fibre, potassium and more. You might be surprised to know that mangoes are beneficial to your skin too. Keep reading to know how this fruit can do wonders to your skin.
Health benefits of mangoes for skin
Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta who is a dermatologist shares the skin benefits of mangoes in one of her recent posts. “Yes! The King of Fruits is not just a delicious snack but is also SO good for your skin. Packed with vitamins A, C and E, potassium, calcium, oleic acid and stearic acid, this fruit can offer a wide variety of benefits,” she writes in her post. She further explains the following benefits-
1. Treats and soothes dry skin. Dry skin is a common concern. When left untreated, it can lead to flaky skin. Regular moisturisation and a healthy diet can help you take care of dry skin effectively.
2. This fruit can help boosts collagen production. Collagen keeps your skin youthful and healthy. There are several ways that can help you boost collagen production. Adding mangoes to your diet is one of these.
3. The dermatologist highlights that mangoes can help prevent premature ageing and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
4. Plumps skin and adds a healthy glow.
5. Can protect skin from sun damage when consumed.
As the season of mangoes is on the way, do not miss to grab this healthy yet delicious fruit this season!
(Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta is a Delhi based Dermatologist)
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