Love Mango Milkshake: 8 Health Benefits And A Recipe To Try
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The season for India’s favourite food is almost coming to an end and everyone wants to savour the last appearances the mango makes in markets before they disappear only to appear again next year. While mango ice creams and mango milkshakes can be made out of stored mango pulp as well, nothing compares to using fresh, sweet and juicy mangoes to make these.

India has so many varieties of mangoes. Every region has its own, which they proudly claim is the best. Whether your favourites are the Happus, Langda, Totapuri, Ratnagiri, Himayat, Badam, Kesari, Chaunsa, Dassehri, Banganapalli or any of the various types available across India, grab a few and whisk them into a fresh, thick mango milkshake.

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While we don’t think you need any convincing to drink a mango milkshake, you may be happy to read that it’s good for you in many ways. Of course, it’s delicious and refreshing but it also has a bunch of essential nutrients and health benefits. From boosting immunity and supporting digestion to enhancing skin and eye health, a mango milkshake is a filling and complete meal.

You can begin your day with it as a power breakfast, treat it as a midday snack, or treat it as a post-workout drink. Next time you drink this delicious beverage that combines the sweetness of mangoes with the creamy richness of milk, leave aside the guilt and remember that it's actually good for you. Here’s how:

According to a study, mangoes are packed with essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, and several B vitamins (such as B6 and folate). The presence of each of these vitamins has its own advantages.  Milk is a good source of calcium, vitamin D, and potassium, which are good for bone health and muscle function. Combining the two will give you all these benefits. What can be better?

The 8 Health Benefits Of Mango In The Summer

Boosts Immunity 

As per a study, mangoes are rich in vitamin C, which helps boost the immune system by encouraging the production of white blood cells and enhancing their function. Vitamin C also acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells from damage. 

Supports Digestion 

According to research, mangoes have dietary fibre, which helps digestion and reduces constipation by promoting regular bowel movements. Fibre also helps keep the gut healthy

Good For The Eyes

There is data to show that mangoes are an excellent source of vitamin A and beta-carotene, which are important to maintain good vision and also to prevent and heal eye-related issues.

Improves The Skin

Another study suggests that the antioxidants in mangoes, including vitamins C and E, help protect the skin from damage caused by UV rays and pollution. The high water content in mangoes and milk helps keep the skin hydrated.

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Gives Energy

Mangoes have natural sugars and carbohydrates, which can give a quick energy boost, making mango milkshakes an excellent choice for a pre or post-workout drink. Milk adds to this energy supply with its protein content, helping muscle repair and recovery.

Helps Weight Loss

Seriously! It does. According to a study the combination of fibre from mangoes and protein from milk can help you feel full and satisfied. It’s an almost blissful feeling, and it also makes you reduce the pecking and snacking the rest of the day, reducing your calorie intake. This is great news if you’ve been trying to lose weight. 

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For Better Bone Health

Milk is a well-known source of calcium and vitamin D, both of which are essential for maintaining strong and healthy bones. Studies say regular consumption of milk products can help prevent osteoporosis and other bone-related issues. If you don’t like plain milk, just add the goodness of mangoes to it and enjoy. 

Hydration And Rejuvenation

Mango milkshake helps in keeping the body hydrated, especially during the hot summer months. The natural sugars and electrolytes in mangoes, combined with the hydration from milk, can help replenish fluids lost through sweat.

Mango Milkshake Recipe


1 large ripe mango (peeled and chopped)

1 cup of milk (can use either dairy or almond milk)

1-2 teaspoons of honey or a natural sweetener (optional)

A few ice cubes (optional for a chilled drink)

Flaxseeds or protein powder (optional)


Combine the chopped mango, milk, and sweetener in a blender.

Blend the mix till it is smooth and creamy and then add ice cubes and blend it again.

To give it a healthier twist, you can add a tablespoon of chia seeds, flaxseeds or even a scoop of protein powder.