Does African mango really work for weight loss? African mango, scientific name Irvingia gabonensis is a medicinal fruit that are used in West Africa for over 100 years for many health purposes. Over 20 years, there are many researches on African mango, but recently it has been identified that it has unbelievable weight loss actions. In online market it can be found as powder, liquid, and pills.
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What is African mango
The health benefits of its may recently known to American, but the peoples of West African’s used this fruit and its seeds for centuries and stay thin and lean. This plant is grown in West African countries such as Congo, Angola, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Uganda, Cameroon, Ghana, Togo and Benin. Mainly, African mango seed extract are used for health purpose because of African mango seed contain a variety of nutrients, including fiber, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and essential fatty acids. The local name of this tree is dikka nuts, wild mango, bush mango, odika and ogbono.
African mango seed extract nutrients
Nutritional value of African mango seed extract is high; per 100 g edible part, it contains:
Besides this, it also contains traces amount of thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin C and niacin magnesium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus. It contains about eighteen types of amino acids.
What is African mango used for
Besides health purpose, African mango is also used for wine, processed into jelly, jam, juice, prepare black dye for cloth coloration, soap, cosmetics, and produce an edible oil or margarine etc.
Health benefits of African mango
African Mango seed extract is packed with soluble fiber. It helps to eat a smaller amount without feeling like hungry and lead to weight loss. African Mango pills are also considered as great sources of B vitamins and minerals. This pill can suitable for both men and women. After many research works it have been shown that it accelerates the body’s metabolism, help with digestion, improving bowel function, improves blood glucose levels, lowering bad cholesterol (LDL or low density lipoproteins and triglycerides) and increasing HDL good cholesterol. Moreover African Mango pills also help to eliminate the toxins that are present within the body. As lowering blood glucose levels, it is helpful for diabetic patients. By controlling cholesterol it helps to improve cardiovascular diseases.
African mango extract side effects
After many research works, it is observed that If any African Mango diet pills used only the African Mango seed extract then there is rare or no side effect. Sometimes some very mild side effects such as headaches, Dizziness, Flatulence (excessive gas), and Insomnia were found. Probably, these effects are not for the African mango seed extract it may for mixer of other ingredients. Insomnia may be happening due to change of habits.
Always consult your doctor before using African Mango pills, if you are using blood thinner medicine, pregnant, feeding mother.
African mango dosage
It is recommended that it should consume twice a day, per dosage 150 mg before 30 minutes of your meal to bring weight loss results. The majority African mango pills can be safely consume by adults for up to 4 weeks. After consuming four week, it is better to break for one week before taking again.