The seeds of the fleshy African Mango have been found to cause weight loss and reduce body fat. Even more impressive, is this fruit also has some other beneficial attributes like reducing the hunger hormone leptin, and even cholesterol levels. African Mango is grown on trees in Central and West Africa. The flesh is eaten as a source of soluble fibre, but it's the seed or nut that offers up the most weight loss benefit.
African Mango seed extract seems to work on a few mechanisms of weight loss, by reducing appetite, reducing fat cell metabolism, boosting breakdown and utilization of fat as fuel, improving blood glucose levels, as well as reducing blood cholesterol levels! Research suggests it is the high fibre content of the African Mango seed extract that assists in many of its weight loss benefits.