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Mangosteens
Posted by: riverhousebill ()
Date: October 23, 2017 09:07PM

So many fruits here in asia here is another one liked in Vietnam
Mangosteens
I think if we had a better understanding of the fruits and veggies in our world Pharmacuticals might go to the wayside.

Magnificent Mangosteens
Botanical name: Garcinia mangostana

Although mangosteens are somewhat unfamiliar in North America, they’re common in the rainforest areas of Malaysia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. Each round, glossy, purple fruit is capped with a light green calyx which holds it in place on the stem. The outer rind of the fruit is thick and rubbery; inside are sweet, delicious, snow white segments similar in design to that of an orange. Each segment contains one to four bitter-tasting seeds. Similar species, which are orange and yellow in color, grow in Southeast Asia, Africa, and South America.
European explorers found the fragile mangosteen plant to be difficult to transport. While determined traders were able to present them to England in 1789, they weren’t successfully cultivated for another 50 years. Early descriptions of this exotic fruit’s flavor are intriguing: floral, sweet-tart, “something peculiar and indescribable,” “like that of the finest nectarine, but with a dash of strawberry and pineapple added.”
Health Benefits of Mangosteen
Low in calories and high in fiber (100 grams equal about 13% of the recommended daily amount), mangosteens have lots of essential nutrients, but no saturated fats or cholesterol. The potassium content helps control heart rate and regulate blood pressure, which in turn aids in stroke and coronary heart disease prevention. Healthy amounts of manganese and magnesium are also present, and new research suggests that xanthones – a powerful antioxidant found almost exclusively in mangosteen – have properties that fight pain, allergies, infections, skin disorders, and fatigue while supporting intestinal health.
Mangosteen’s vitamin C content is another advantage, providing the body with a water-soluble (easily absorbed) antioxidant, while staving off infections and scavenging harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals. B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, niacin, and folate help the body metabolize carbohydrates, protein, and fats.
This not-so-typical fruit is one of five noted for its life-changing potential. See: 5 Tropical Fruits that Can Change Your Life
However, consume mangosteen in moderation because it contains fructose, which may be harmful to your health in excessive amounts.
Mangosteen Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 3.5 ounces (100 grams), fresh
 
Amt. Per
Serving
% Daily
Value*
Calories
 
 
Calories from Fat
 
 
Total Fat
0.4 g
2%
Saturated Fat
 
 
Trans Fat
 
 
Cholesterol
 
 
Sodium
48 mg
0.5%
Total Carbohydrates
15.6 g
12%
Dietary Fiber
5.10 g
13%
Sugar
 
 
Protein
0.50 g
1%
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
12%
Calcium
0.5%
Iron
2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Studies Done on Mangosteen
Mangosteens have been used in numerous anti-cancer studies, with positive results. One study showed how mangosteens can significantly slow the growth of cancerous colorectal tumors.1 Another indicated the potential to successfully slow prostate cancer.2
The growth of skin cancer cells was inhibited using mangosteen extracts,3 proving that this relatively unknown tropical fruit may have future significance in the fight against cancer. Importantly, one study concluded that mangosteen could eventually prove “chemopreventive,” or prevent the need for chemotherapy.4

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Re: Mangosteens
Posted by: RawPracticalist ()
Date: October 24, 2017 02:23PM

Beautiful and cancer fighting fruits.

Yet we are getting sicker.

What is the problem.

Why So Many New and Remerging Infectious Diseases? [jonbarron.org]

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Re: Mangosteens
Posted by: riverhousebill ()
Date: October 26, 2017 12:17AM

The indigenous Knew One Water One Air One Earth!
Maybe because of all the toxins in our bodys and on earth
we no longer fathom this, brain damage! from eating money.
Every nuclearl plant on this planet Leaks death.
there was never a such thing as containment, that was a lie well known by the best physicist on our planet.
If you tried for a hundred years, You could not find a more toxic way to boil water to run the turbines.

It is indeed a miracle we are still breathing with all the toxins the frontal lobe has invented.
13 tons every single second generated by the most so called intelligent life form on planet Ha Ha.

Hazardous wastes are wastes that can cause substantial threats to our health and the environment. And we produce a lot of it - more than 400 million tons each year. FOUR HUNDRED MILLION TONS EACH YEAR- 13 TONS EVERY SINGLE SECOND!

Rawpracticalist It realy is truely a miracle we are alive. I remember
Corbin Harney Spiritaul leader for Western Shosonees tribe speaking at a circle at TEST SITE MERCURY- YOU ARE ALL SICK< YOU MAY THINK YOU ARE HEALTHY BUT HOW CAN THAT BE?
With ONE AIR, ONE WATER, ONE EARTH.
then he threw in I know where you get your water At Alberts!

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