One of the most popular fruits, Mango is known to be the 'King of Fruits' because of its rich and aromatic flavor. It is the national fruit of India. In India, the green leaves are used ritually as floral decorations.
The outer cover maybe yellow, orange or green depending on the type. The inside flesh is soft yellow, pulpy and juicy with an inedible stone. It is a summer fruit native to the Indian subcontinent. Philippines, Alphonso, Langra, Chaunsa, Dasheri, Totapuri are the most popular varieties of mangoes.
Purchase Guide: The only mangoes you really need to avoid are ones with noticeable dark spotting, bruising, or any that are super soft.
Storage: If your mangoes are still a bit unripened, place them in a paper bag in a warm place, which will help them ripen within two days. However, you can also choose to keep unripened mangoes at room temperature, which will take them about a week to ripen. Keep ripen mangoes in freeze only.
Jams are rich in sugar and a great source of Energy and Fiber. They curb hunger, helping us to eat less and be satisfied without cravings. Jam is a concentrated source of nutrition when made with fully ripened fruits. It contains small amounts of phosphorus, pantothenic acid, calcium, selenium and iron.Continue Reading
A cup of mango yogurt is loaded with vitamins & minerals. Minerals like potassium (61gm), calcium (43 gm), magnesium (8 gm), phosphorous (5 gm), iron (0.9 gm), selenium (1 mcg), sodium (13 gm). One cup of mango contains about 60% of your daily requirement of vitamin C and 40% of daily requirement of vitamin A.Continue Reading
Mango Melon Lassi (Summer Treat) helps to cool down the body and prevent harm from overheating. The reason people often get diuretic and exhausted in summer because the strong “sun energy” is burning up your body, particularly the muscles. The kidneys then become overloaded with the toxins from this process.Continue Reading
It’s great on its own, or as an accompaniment to Thai main dishes. Thai-inspired mango salad designed to be a delicious light meal on a hot summer’s day. It has a pleasing range of textures: the softness of the mango contrasting the crunch from the peppers, lettuce and nuts.Continue Reading
Mango is a low-calorie fruit that is high in fibre, and is a great source of vitamins A and C. It also contains folate, B6, iron and a little calcium, zinc and vitamin E. Mangoes are a good source of antioxidants, containing certain phytochemicals such as gallotannins and mangiferin which have been studied for their health benefits.Continue Reading
Pineapples contain a good level of several B vitamins which propel your brain to function better and boost your ability to deal with stress efficiently. Manganese, which is abundant in pineapples, is a key co-factor boosting the creation of enzymes that a responsible for production of energy within your body.Continue Reading