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Interesting and Nutritional Facts about Mangoes

Mangoes are the most popular fruit and are grown in India over 5000 years ago.  Mango is the tasty season fruit also known as “The King of Fruits”.

Mango fruit is one of the most well-known, nutritionally rich tropical fruits with unique flavour, fragrance, taste, and heath promoting qualities categorizing it in the list of the super fruits.



Interesting and Nutritional Facts about Mangoes


  • All across the world, Alphonso is the highest and the top-most variety of mango. Apart from this, in northern India, chausa, dassheri and langra varieties and benishaan or benisha, and kesar varieties in southern India are very popular.


  • Close to half of the world’s mangoes are produced in India, making the country the top most producer of this fruit. But most of the mangoes produced in India are consumed by Indians.


  • Apart from India, mango is also the national fruit of Pakistan and the Philippines.


  • Importing real mangoes to America was not possible because there were not facilities of refrigerating the fruit. So these were imported in the form of pickle.


  • Do you know that the English word ‘mango’. It originated from the Malayalam word māṅṅa or Tamil word mangai or mankay.


  • About 165 grams of mango contains 35% vitamin A, 100% vitamin C, 2% calcium and 2% iron.


  • Mango fruit pulp is rich in vitamin C, pre-biotic dietary fiber and many kinds of polyphenols.


  • Mango is free from fat, sodium and cholesterol.


IF YOU LIKE SWEET, PLENTLY OF NUTRIENTS


MANGO IS A PERFECT FRUIT FOR YOU.


March 15,2018
MeraKisan