Mangoes have antioxidant properties beneficial to human health

Mangoes have antioxidant properties beneficial to human health

Submitted by Subeditor on Wed, 2016-02-17 18:07 Washington DC: Did you know mangoes have numerous compounds that have antioxidant properties?These compounds include vitamin C and beta carotene, as well as several polyphenolic compounds including gallic acid and their larger polymers gallotannins, that have been linked to anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory activities in previous in vitro and in vivo studies.The absorption, metabolism, and excretion of mango galloyl derivatives have not previously been investigated in humans.In this human pilot trial published in the journal of Molecular Nutrition