You should choose to eat green or ripe mangoes?

March 20, 2019
Ripe or green mangoes can be processed into many attractive dishes, but will bring different nutritional value.

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Mango was first grown in India over 5,000 years ago. Mangoes come in various shapes, sizes and colors including yellow, orange, red and green. A familiar fruit that can be eaten both green and ripe. They have many effects on the body as well as the digestive system, eyes, skin, diabetes, cardiovascular patients.


Ripe or green mango better?

According to Dr. Son, ripe and green mangoes contain many nutrients and good for the body. Both have an abundance of vitamin C, however, the amount of vitamin C decreases gradually in ripe fruits. Therefore, if you want to supplement vitamin C, it is best to eat green mangoes. 

As for ripe mangoes, they do not cause weight gain as many people believe. In fact, this fruit can also help with weight loss when ripe. In addition, ripe mangoes contain antioxidants, which can help prevent cancer. Ripe mangoes also contain beta-carotene and lycopene - the organic pigments in plants that help prevent the growth of cancer cells.

When should not eat mangoes?

Dr. Truong Hong Son, Director of Vietnam Institute of Applied Medicine, recommends against eating mangoes in the following cases:

- Hungry stomach: Ripe or green mango has sour taste. Therefore, this fruit will cause gastric irritation to increase gastric juice and the risk of intestinal disease.

- Allergy: People with sensitive sites, or allergic to urushiol when eating mangoes are very allergic. Mild expression may cause itching around the mouth and on the lips, burning tongue, dry eyes, hives.

- People with asthma: Mangoes contain allergens. People with asthma should not eat mangoes because it can cause allergies, causing the disease to recur and even endanger the patient.

- People with skin diseases: High sugar in ripe fruits will make the disease worse. In addition, people with rash, sores, and festering wounds should also limit eating mangoes.

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