African mango, also known as odika and irvingia is studied to assist weight loss. Apparently, it may seem like a typical mango however, its seeds contain a powerful compound called IGOB131. Research says that the compound can encourage weight loss by reducing the fat percentage of the body.
Research further suggests that IGOB131 can ignite the production of leptin in the body. Leptin is a hormone that helps to curb hunger. Of course, with the limit in food consumption, the consumption of calories reduces.
All in all, so far, research done on African mango has shown promising results.