Mangosteen Fruit

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MANGOSTEEN FRUIT | | | |

The Mangosteen Fruit is by far the most exotic fruit in the world. It has been researched and studied so much that this site is dedicated to bring you all that information and research.| | The Mangosteen contains several classes of phytonutrient antioxidants and is the only place in nature to contain a broad spectrum of a new class of phytonutrients called Xanthones. The potent effects on human health of the Mangosteen have been observed for centuries in Southeast Asia, and have been scientifically documented.| MANGOSTEEN (Garcinia Mangostana)This Fruit is unknown in North America and Europe, however is so prized by the people of Southeast Asia that it is known as Queen of the Fruits. The health benefits and delicious taste of the Mangosteen fruit are no secret to them. It is no wonder that during harvest time, it is by far the most popular and most expensive fruit at the markets.| |

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The Mangosteen is tangerine-sized and is deep purple in color on the outside, with a bright white pulp in the inside. Prized because of its excellent flavor.In folklore medicine the fruit was renown for its properties used for inflammatory diseases of the bowel, such as diarrhea and dysentery. It was also used for treatment of skin infections, wounds and pathogens such as bacteria and fungi.| |

Why The Mangosteen Fruit?|
Mangosteen Fruit is the richest source of Xanthones that we know of. By independent research Xanthones have proven to be: * Anti-bacterial * Anti-viral * Anti-fungal * Anti-inflammatory * Anti-histamine * Anti-tumor * Anti-oxidants | 90% of those who try the fruit keep on using it because they see real results in their health. They will tell you that Mangosteen has helped them with: * Arthritis * Gastro-intestinal issues * Diabetes * Cholesterol * Heart Disease * Blood Pressur * Fevers * Cancer | |

Read more... FREE RADICALS .| |
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| Free radicals are atoms or molecules missing an electron. They must find another electron to make itself complete. A once stable oxygen atom loses its electron to a free radical, and now is damaged and open to disease.| Free radical damage has been associated with over 60 known diseases and disorders. Free radicals are the major cause in nearly every known disease, from heart disease, arthritis, cancer and cataracts, even the aging process itself.| |

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Each human cell undergoes 10,000 hits from free radials each day. Free radicals form in the body when it's exposed to pollution, chemicals, sunlight, ozone, cigarette smoke, food additives, and oxygen.| | |

XANTHONES | | | |

| Xanthones are quite possibly the most powerful discovery in natural health sciences in recent years. Xanthones are a class of chemical compounds and are powerful Phytonutrients - Plant Derived Nutrients. These extraordinary substances seem to address nearly every system of the body.|

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XANTHONES | | | |

| Xanthones are quite possibly the most powerful discovery in natural health sciences in recent years. Xanthones are a class of chemical compounds and are powerful Phytonutrients - Plant Derived Nutrients. These extraordinary substances seem to address nearly every system of the body.| Studies are showing that Xanthones have positive effects on nearly all the body's systems, from increased energy to protection from free radical damage, Xanthones delivers a wide range of benefits.| Xanthones are a unique biologically "active" compound. Active means they couple with other molecules and become very beneficial to the systems of the body. Xanthones can fight cancer cells. They enter the cell wall and can kill intracellular bacteria before it has a chance to mess with the cell's DNA. There are 200 known Xanthones and over 40 are found in the pericarp of the mangosteen fruit. No other fruit or single food source has this quantity.| | Xanthone compounds have so far...
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