Briefly about mango
Mango belongs to the family of sumacs. The mango fruit has a sweet taste, a pulp of yellow or orange color, rich in fibers. The fruit can reach 2 kilograms of weight. Cultivated these fruits in areas of tropical climate.
Caloric content of mango is 68 kilocalories per 100 grams.
The exotic fruit is eaten raw, canned, as a part of dishes, in particular fruit salads, ice cream. It is used as an ingredient of fish dishes, vegetable salads. Mango juice is also useful.
Useful properties of the mango fruit
Useful properties of this exotic fruit is its rich in vitamins, trace elements, fibers composition. There are glucose in mango, fructose and sucrose, oxalic and citric acid, malic and amber.
Vitamins B: B1, B2, B3, B5, B5, B9, and also C, A, E are present in the flesh of the fetus. The microelements of mango are potassium and magnesium, calcium and phosphorus, iron and zinc .
Since the fruit is low-calorie, nutritionists recommend including in its daily diet all people for enrichment with vitamins and minerals. It is advised to arrange and unloading days, using a fruit in the amount of 1-1, 5 kg.
According to nutritionists, only 2 fruits a day will protect the body from anemia and hemorrhoids, diarrhea and constipation, will increase the elasticity of the vessels.
The benefits of mango during pregnancy
The huge benefit of an exotic fetus for the future mother's body is its vitamins. For example, vitamin B9, folic acid, will protect the future baby from malformations. Vitamin A is important for pregnant women, because it supports the development of the placenta and fetus. In addition, vitamin A protects the heart and blood vessels of the future mother, it has a beneficial effect on fetal growth, on metabolism and skin condition.
In mango, there are phenols that have the properties of antioxidants. Mango has properties to normalize the activity of the gastrointestinal tract, and since failures in this system in pregnant women often occur, prevention will not hurt.
The systematic use of the fetus helps those pregnant women who have problems with the kidneys, the nervous system. Mango disinfects the intestines and facilitates its easy cleansing.
The fruit contains a lot of iron in its composition. It means, that the inclusion of it in the daily diet will have a beneficial effect on the hematopoietic system of a pregnant woman, protect her from the hypoxia of her future baby. It will help the absorption of iron and vitamin A vitamin C in its composition.
Mango is a good component of folk beauty recipes, as its components have a beneficial effect on the skin. For this reason, pregnant women can use fruits as ingredients of moisturizers, vitamin facial masks.
Some nutritionists believe that we should eat only those fruits that are grown in our climate zone. And if, for example, the region is not characterized by kiwi, mango, persimmons, then they should not be used, much less pregnant women. But this does not mean that exotic fruits can harm future mothers.
If you did not use mango before pregnancy and decided to "get acquainted" with him at this time, then you should be careful. Very rarely a fruit causes an allergy in the body of a pregnant woman. Therefore, you need to start with a small piece of the fruit. Wait an hour or two. If there are no "protests" of the body in the form of diarrhea, allergies, abdominal pain, then you can eat 150-200 grams of fruit on the first day.
Never eat unripe mango fruits because they can cause colic in the stomach. Too large a dose of fruit during the day (more than a kilogram) can cause allergies and diarrhea. Moderation, the intake of fruit in small portions will benefit the future mother and baby.