Mango Know Your Fruits and Veggies

Mangoes are said to be the most consumed fruit worldwide.  One cup of contains 100 calories, 1 gram protein, 0.5 grams fat, 25 grams of carbohydrate (23 grams of sugar and 3 grams of fiber), 100% of the daily need for vitamin C, 35% for vitamin A, 20% of folate, 10% of vitamin B-6 and 8% of vitamin K and potassium.

This fruit also contributes copper, calcium and iron to the diet as well as antioxidants such as zeaxanthin and beta-carotene.

It helps that they also taste good raw, cooked, pickled and in salsas and chutney. These drupes should be peeled before eating.

 

Here are some fun recipes to help you get more mangoes into your diet.

mango bread pudding
Mango Apricot Bread Pudding

 

choc mango cake

Chocolate Mango Cake

 

 

mango salsa
Mango Tango Salsa

 

 

 

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