Polyphenol extracts in mangoes have antioxidant capacity, preventing cancer cells from developing, especially breast and colon cancer.
According to Alkalinevalley, researchers in the US have discovered that in mangoes contain some substances that can block cells and.
Texas AgriLife and his colleagues analyzed the five most popular mangoes in the US, Kent, Francine, Ataulfo, Tommy and Haden. They tested polyphenol extracts from mangoes on colon, prostate, breast, lung and leukemia cancers. The results showed that substances in mangoes have antioxidant and anti-leukemia, and prostate cancer properties. Most effective for breast and colon cancer.
Dr Texas said that testing normal colon cells next to colon cancer cells, mango polyphenols do not harm normal cells. Mango is also considered an excellent source of vitamin C and beta carotene, good for eyes and skin.
A spokesman for the American Food Research Institute said the diet rich in vitamin C and carotenoids reduces the risk of diseases related to aging, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
'Mango does not harm the body,' the researcher said. 'They only target cancer cells and do not affect healthy cells'. He recommends eating mangoes daily in his diet.