Interesting reality about Mango

Mango

on account of “stone” presence at the center. It has single flat, oblong pit in the center, which has fibrous and/or hairy surface and not detachable from pulp easily. This fruit is somewhat kidney shaped with length of 5 ~ 25 cm | 2 ~ 10 in and weight of 140 g | 5 oz to 2 kg 5 lb. The Mango fruit skin is like waxy fragrant and smooth leather, in terms of color with green to yellow, yellow-orange, yellow-red, or blushed with various shades of red, purple, pink or yellow at the full ripe stage. Mango is a product of a number of species of tropical trees, being cultivated to obtain edible fruit, which is native to South Asia and globally distributed to make it most liked tropical fruit. Globally, there are hundreds of plant varieties of mangoes and their flesh color, can be, gold, or orange, or pale yellow, shape, size, skin color, and sweetness differ accordingly. Mango is the national fruit of Haiti, India and the Philippines. Mango Tree is the national tree of Bangladesh. Whereas, Mango is the summer national fruit of Pakistan whose taste is widely appreciated.

The height of mango trees reaches 35 ~ 40 meter | 115 ~ 131 feet high, with 10 meter | 33 feet crown radius. Mango trees have long life and providing fruit even after 300 years as per some specimens. Mango tree roots descend to depth of 6 meter | 20 feet. Mango tree leaves are evergreen, they are orange pink at young age changing rapidly to dark, glossy red leading to dark green on maturing, with length of 15 ~ 35 cm | 5.9 ~ 13.8 in and width of 6 ~ 16 cm | 2.4 ~ 6.3 in. It takes 4 ~ 5 months the mango fruit to ripen with distinct sweet smell from the flower stage. The mango fruit trees are grown globally in tropical and warmer parts of the world with India, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Mexico and Pakistan among the largest sources.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF MANGO PER 100 G | 3.5 OZ

Energy250 kJ60 kcal
Carbohydrates15 g
Sugars13.7
Dietary Fiber1.6 g
Fat0.38 g
Protein0.82 g
VITAMINSQUANTITY%DV
Vitamin A Equiv.54 µg7%
Beta-Carotene640 µg6%
Lutein Zeaxanthin23 µg
Thiamine B10.028 mg2%
Riboflavin B20.038 mg3%
Niacin B30.669 mg4%
Panthothenic Acid B50.197 mg4%
Vitamin B60.119 mg9%
Folate B943 µg11%
Choline7.6 mg2%
Vitamin C36.4 mg44%
Vitamin E0.9 mg6%
Vitamin K4.2 µg4%
MINERALSQUANTITY%DV
Calcium11 mg1%
Iron0.16 mg1%
Magnesium10 mg3%
Manganese0.063 mg3%
Phosphorus14 mg2%
Potassium168 mg4%
Sodium1 mg0%
Zinc0.09 mg1%

BENEFITS

Nutrients packed aiding absorption of iron, growth, repair and immunity. Rich in Antioxidants. Beneficial in boosting immunity. Beneficial in supporting heart health. Digestive health is improved. Eye health supportive. Hair and skin health is improved. Certain cancers risk can be lowered. A very handy diet easily taken to enjoy its deliciousness and versatility.

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