Lose Weight with Mango

Edited by Donna, Eng, Doug Collins


Weight Loss and Other Benefits of Eating Mangoes

Mangoes facilitate weight loss.

Mangoes enable weight loss because::

  • They contain phytochemicals that inhibit fat cells from expanding their walls, which discourages weight gain and rebound weight gain after weight loss
  • Mangoes contain malic acid and tartaric acid, which are two elements that keep the body alkaline and less likely to suffer from weight gain caused by insulin resistance and immune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis
  • One whole mango contains 3 grams of fiber and can assist with the elimination of matter from the intestinal walls, thus helping with the detoxification process
  • The fibrous flesh of the fruit acts as a natural carbohydrate blocker, which helps keep blood sugar levels stable
  • Mangoes contain natural probiotics that promote a "smart gut" , improve your mood and help shrink abdominal fat
  • The high levels of pectin mango help lower cholesterol and detoxify the bowels, which helps prevent weight gain
  • Just one cup of mango contains 75% of the Vitamin C you will need for the day, which keeps inflammation from obesity-causing diseases like diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis down
  • Just one cup of mango contains 25% of the Vitamin A you need for the day plus 25 different different carotenoids, which helps your recover quickly from exercise
  • Mangoes are rich in B6 and the other B vitamins that help keep the pituitary and thyroid glands in good working order
  • Mangoes are high in potassium, which helps reduce belly bloat
  • The high magnesium content in the fruit keeps muscles and the nervous system relaxed
  • Mangoes are a very calorie filling food and they can be eaten as a substitute for a meal to achieve weight loss goals

Eating mangoes can help you have a trimmer waist.

Method 1: Lose Weight On The Mango Fruit Diet

  1. 1
    You can expect a weight loss of one to two pounds a week on the mango diet, which works because you are replacing one meal a day with mango slices and a big glass of water.
    You can stay on this calorie-restricted diet without risking nutritional deficiencies for three months.
    Replace one meal a day with sliced mango.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  2. 2
    Make a plan to eat 500 calories less than you do every day.
    This, along with replacing one meal a day with just the mango slices should help you lose weight. There is 100 calories in a cup of mango and just half a cup is enough to make most people feel quite full throughout the day.
    Eight wedges of mango equal approximately one cup.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  3. 3
    Buy seven or more fresh mangoes, preferably organic, at your local market..
    The flesh should spring back slightly as you touch it. If its green and very firm its not ripe and will be very hard to slice.
    Ripe mangoes in the market.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  4. 4
    Replace one meal every day with one cup of mango and an 8-ounce glass of water.
    You can split this cup of mango a day into a meal a meal and a snack if you like. Drinking water with the mango helps the pectin and fiber swell in the intestines so that the mango works effectively as a carbohydrate blocker.
    Drinking water with your sliced mango helps activate the carbohyrate-blocking pectin in the fruit fiber.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  5. 5
    For breakfast or lunch enjoy a low-fat smoothie.
    Be sure that the smoothie includes a nut milk or coconut milk so that you get the protein that you need that was missed by eating a mango and water meal. You can opt to have a mango smoothie but you can have any flavor that you like as long as it is a healthy choice.
    A low-fat mango smoothie.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  6. 6
    For dinner eat four ounces of protein with a salad.
    Good choices are chicken, fish, lamb, steak and shellfish. The salad can be made with any vegetables you want, but stay away from high-fat or creamy dressings with a lot of calories.
    Steak and spinach is an example of a protein plus greens meal.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  7. 7
    Avoid sugars and starches.
    The rule is to avoid all foods that are white. That includes sugar, pasta, refined breads, potatoes and dairy. These are high carb foods that raise your blood sugar, create insulin resistance and cause weight gain.
    Avoid eating white bread to avoid gaining weight on the mango diet.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  8. 8
    Take a walk alone for at least one hour every day.
    This will help keep your calorie count down, relax you and keep you fit both physically and mentally. Meditating on your weight loss goals while you are on a walk is also helpful and the act of strolling also helps curb cravings for snacks.
    Exercise helps peel off the pounds and helps battle cravings.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  9. 9
    Get plenty of rest at night so that your body can repair itself.
    Eight hours a night is needed to keep your body in good working order so that your tissues can repair themselves. The better rested you are, the better able you will be to able to resist cravings.
    Tired people give into unhealthy cravings more often and then gain weight.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help


Method 2: By Eating Mango For Weight Loss

Mango is best eaten raw so that the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants in the fruit stay intact. It should be a part of your diet even if you are not actively trying to lose weight.

  1. 1
    Add mango to smoothies.
    Mango can be used with any other smoothie ingredients and ice to make a nutritious drink that is high in Vitamin A and C and that is an efficient blocker of carbohydrates. A good combination for weight loss is mango, banana and coconut milk. Stay away from adding dairy to your diet as milk is high in sugar and will raise the glycemic index of the smoothie and cause weight gain.
    A mango banana smoothie.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  2. 2
    Make India Mango Iced Tea.
    Brew four to five cup black of tea and add a pitcher half full of ice. Then add 2 cups of mango puree, a tablespoon of Truvia and a handful of mint. All of the ingredients in this smoothie have fat-burning properties. Chill for two hours, stir well and serve over ice with lime or lemon.
    Mango iced tea contains many super-oxidants that trigger weight loss.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  3. 3
    Add chopped mango to both sweet and savory salads.
    Mango can be added raw to any type of salad including fruit salads and ones with leafy greens. Mango goes especially well with bananas and oranges in sweet or gelled salads.
    Mangoes go well in just about any salad,o90
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  4. 4
    Make a mango salad dressing.
    If you are trying to eliminate fats and oils from your diet you can add salt, pepper, vinegar and cayenne pepper to mango puree and pour it over a salad. You can also make Thai Style Mango salad dressing by blending mango chunks, vinegar, olive oil, lime, juice, honey garlic cumin, chili peppers, cilantro and garlic in a blender.
    Thai style mango dressing.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  1. 1
    Stir mango into yogurt and enjoy for breakfast or dessert.
    Both mango and yogurt are probiotic foods that encourage the growth of friendly gut bacteria which in turn encourages the absorption of nutrients and weight loss.
    Mango with yogurt for breakfast can help keep the pounds off.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  2. 2
    Make mango salsa and serve as a side with shrimp, pork, in tacos or with corn chips.
    This tasty salsa is made by combining chopping papaya together with cilantro, onions, jalapenos lemon juice and lime juice.
    Mango salsa goes well with pork dishes.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  3. 3
    Make chilled mango soup.
    Puree three peeled mangoes and add a handful of mint, a cup of yogurt, a ½ cup of orange juice and the flesh of two small limes to and puree again. Pour into bowls and serve cold
    Mango soup is a refreshing low-calorie appetizer on a hot summer's day.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  4. 4
    Make a raw mango spaghetti salad for lunch or dinner.
    Spiralize five zucchinis into noodles and place in a bowl. Puree 4 mangoes, 4 green onions, an avocado and two sprigs of rosemary. Pour the mango sauce over the spaghetti. This is an incredibly nutritious meal full of vegetables that support weight loss and that will sustain energy levels throughout the day.
    Raw mango spaghetti is a nutritious filling meal.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  5. 5
    Make a mango milk pudding.
    The natural pectin in mango helps make this into a sturdy pudding. In India, this is traditionally made with milk or cream but you can make it with coconut milk, coconut water, rice milk or almond milk. Blend two cups of chopped mango with two tablespoons whole milk and 1 tablespoon of Truvia sweetener. Blend until thick and then chill in the refrigerator for two hours.
    Mango pudding is a traditional dessert that does not need cooking.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  6. 6
    Make a chilled mango punch.
    Blend together four cups of diced mangoes, one cup orange juice, ¼ cup lime juice, one teaspoon grated lemon zest and 1/4 cup Truvia sweetener to taste. Pour into a big jug of ice and top with soda water, spring water or Ginger Ale. You can easily turn this into a cocktail punch by adding coconut rum or dark rum to the mix.]
    Mango punch can be a virgin or regular cocktail.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

Tips and Tricks

Mango chunks cut down to the skin.

  • Mangoes must always be allowed to ripen at room temperature or they can go rotten before they go ripe
  • Mangoes are easily cut into smaller chunks by cutting large slices along the four sides of the inner seed and then taking each big slice and making criss-cross slices down to the peel
Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

Method 3: Using African Mango

African Mango is a supplement that is sold for weight loss. It is actually made out of the ground up seed of the mango seed (also known as the nut) and not the flesh of the fruit.

African mango seed supplements are made from the nut of the tropical fruit mango.

African Mango supplements help you lose weight because:

  • The nut of the fruit a natural carb blocker that prevents starches from hitting the bloodstream too fast and thus improves on the way the body stores fat
  • They helps lower blood cholesterol and break down fat in the liver so that it works more efficiently
  • The powdered nut of the mango is fibrous and helps sweep out the colon and get rid of belly fat
  • It slows down digestion, which helps you eat less calories during the day and also helps combat cravings
Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

How to Lose Weight With African Mango

Agrican Mango Powder.
  1. 1
    You can expect to lose about two pounds a week on the African Mango diet if you take the supplements as directed.
    Your goal is to ingest 150 milligrams of the supplement a day.
    Lose Weight with Mango 75137.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  2. 2
    Buy African Mango extract.
    You can buy buy it in capsules, powder and liquid form. Read labels before you buy and try to purchase a product that is pure and not cut with powdered green tea extract, caffeine or other fillers and additive. You are better off to drink hot green tea that you have made yourself with the supplement.
    Buy pure African Mango with no fillers.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  3. 3
    Take two African Mango supplement doses of 50-75 mg each thirty to sixty minutes before every meal.
    This helps fill you up so that you do not eat as much at the meal as well as block any carbs speeding to your bloodstream.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  4. 4
    Eat a diet that is 90% plant based and 10% protein based.
    Stay away from starchy white foods like potatoes, pasta and bread, which cause food cravings, and increases insulin resistance.
    Mashed potatoes and other starchy foods can sabotage your weight loss while you are taking African Mango supplements.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  5. 5
    Substitute sugar with Truvia or Stevia.
    Avoid white sugar which makes your body work harder to the fight insulin spikes and causes you to gain weight.
    Avoid sugar on this diet
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  6. 6
    Exercise every day to lose weight.
    At the very least, walk for an hour every day, which burns off about 100 calories. This can help the African Mango supplement do its job of keeping the weight off.
    Walking anhour every day helps the African Mango supplement do its job of helping you lose weight.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  7. 7
    Drink plenty of water while you are taking this supplement to help the mango nut powder efficiently cleanse debris out of your colon.
    Eight to ten glasses of water a day is enough to keep the weight off most people.
    Drink lots of water while you are taking African Mango supplements to help flush fat and toxins out of your body.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

Tips and Tricks

A Mango smoothie made with mango seed powder.

  • It is fine to add the African mango solution or powder to any type of smoothie, including a mango smoothie.
  • If you are gluten-intolerant, you may experience some irritation in your digestive system from taking this plant-based carb blocking agent

Method 4: Fast With Mango Juice

Lose weight fast drinking mango juice.

You can lose a dress size by fasting on these mango juice blends for two days. Do not try and stay on this crash diet for more than two days or you could actually start gaining weight. This is because your body could interpret your lack of calorie intake as an emergency situation and start storing fat.

Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

You can lose weight fast with mango on this diet because:

  • You are eating half as many calories a day as you normally do and drinking juice instead
  • Mangoes are efficient diuretics that can help reduce bloating from water weight gain.
  • The fruits and vegetables included in this diet are also potent diuretics
  • Juices are very high in vitamin C, which helps with cell respiration and repair
Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

How to Lose Weight With Mango Fast

  1. 1
    Make sure you have an efficient juicer or have 16 ounces of the required juices for the fast on hand.
    This means purchasing 16 ounces each of freshly squeezed organic mango, pineapple, orange and celery. Ask the clerk to add a banana to the mango or pineapple juice for you if you are unable to juice your own bananas at home. You can also add parsley, lime, lemons, grapefruit, cinnamon, ginger and cayenne pepper to any of these juices for a bit of variety with the flavor.
    Cayenne pepper enhances the fast weight loss properties of any mango juice blend.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  2. 2
    Stock up on herbal teas.
    You are allowed to have any herbal tea that you like on this diet. Green tea is a wonderful choice because of it is known for speeding up the metabolism. Chamomile tea can help relieve the headaches and nervousness that is sometimes associated with crash diets. Drinking peppermint tea helps deal with indigestion and other detoxification symptoms.
    Herbal teas are allowed on the mango juice fast.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  3. 3
    Eat lightly a day or two before you start the fast to get your body used to the fact that you won't be eating much for the next few days.
    Eat porridge with fruit, smoothies made with yogurt, fresh fruit and soup and vegetables with a bit of rice.
    Prep yourself for the mango fast by eating very light meals the day before.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  4. 4
    On the morning of the first day mango juice fast, make an 8 -10 ounce orange, mango and carrot juice blend of roughly one third of each juice and drink it poured over ice.
    This Vitamin A-rich is particularly delicious with a bit of parsley or mint added in. Cayenne pepper adds a bit of zip to the drink if you like savory tastes better than sweet tastes for breakfast. It is important to serve it over ice as that helps water it down and helps you to drink it slowly so that the sugars in the carrot and fruit juices don't overwhelm your system and accidentally trigger cravings. This particular juicing blend can help you detox your liver and intestines, so that you can lose weight.
    Mango carrot,orange and carrot juice will help kick start your fast for breakfast on both days.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  5. 5
    At lunch time of the first day of the mango juice fast, mix half mango and half celery with a splash of lime juice together and with pureed parsley.
    This drink is rich in sodium and potassium and it is also a potent diuretic. Cayenne pepper can help enhance the fat-burning qualities of this drink, as well as its taste.
    Parsley mango juice is a powerful diuretic that fights bloat.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  6. 6
    At suppertime, have a mango, celery and pineapple juice.
    This juice is loaded with enzymes that assist the pancreas and that also help clear out the intestines of fecal debris that may be adding to your weight gain.
    Pineapple, celery and mango juice helps with detoxification and cleansing.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  7. 7
    Drink a smoothie and eat soup to ease your way out of the diet on the morning of the third day.
    Don't eat bread, vegetables or dairy until lunch and make sure that your evening meal includes 3-4 ounces some kind of protein. Shellfish is a good choice because it is so light.
    Ease your way out of the diet by drinking a green smoothie.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

Tips and Tricks

Drinking water that is distilled or lower in sodium is recommended during the mango juice fast.

  • Be sure to drink sparkling water or distilled water as flavored water and club soda have too much sodium in them to be effective
  • Do not exercise on this diet; you are not eating enough calories to justify the effort and you could possibly exhaust yourself or suffer from dizziness
  • Do not do this diet if you are a diabetic or have insulin resistance as the natural juices are far too sweet for most people.
  • If you do not have a juicer, many juicing outlets and health food stores can freshly create the juice that you need

Questions and Answers

How to loss weight naturally by either eating a fruit or juice?

Fruits to eat in order to lose weight naturally and how to do it?

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

Referencing this Article

If you need to reference this article in your work, you can copy-paste the following depending on your required format:

APA (American Psychological Association)
Lose Weight with Mango. (2017). In VisiHow. Retrieved Mar 24, 2017, from http://visihow.com/Lose_Weight_with_Mango

MLA (Modern Language Association) "Lose Weight with Mango." VisiHow, visihow.com/Lose_Weight_with_Mango Accessed 24 Mar 2017.

Chicago / Turabian VisiHow.com. "Lose Weight with Mango." Accessed Mar 24, 2017. http://visihow.com/Lose_Weight_with_Mango.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.


VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Ask the author

Donna West
Featured Author
206 Articles Started
8,850 Article Edits
159,915 Points
Donna West is a featured author with VisiHow. Donna West has achieved the level of "Colonel" with 159,915 points. Donna West has started 206 articles (including this one) and has also made 8,850 article edits. 477,000 people have read Donna West's article contributions.
Donna West's Message Board
Donna West: Hi, my name is Donna West.
Donna West: Can I help you with your problem about "Lose Weight with Mango"?

Article Info

Categories : Weight Loss

Recent edits by: Eng, Donna

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 1,339 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No