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Most Amazing Facts About Mango

Top-10 Amazing Facts of Mango

Mangoes are generally sweet, although the taste and texture of the flesh vary across cultivars. Such as Alphonso, have a soft, pulpy, juicy texture similar to an overripe plum, while others, such as Tommy Atkins, are firmer, like a cantaloupe or avocado, with a fibrous texture. Let’s know the most amazing facts about mango.

1. Mango was first found in India 5000 years ago.

2. Mango is a very popular fruit in the world.

3. Mango seeds travel from Asia to the Middle East, East Africa, and South America beginning
around 300 or 400 A.D.

4. In India, mango is a symbol of love.

5. The paisley pattern, developed in India, is based on the shape of a mango.


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6. A basket of mangoes is considered a gesture of friendship.

7. Legend has said that Buddha was meditating under the cool shade of a mango tree.

8. Mangoes are related to cashews and pistachios.

9. A mango tree may grow to about 100 feet tall.

10. The mango bark, leaves, skin, and pit have been used for centuries in the folk remedies.

 

Most Amazing Facts About Mango

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)

Energy 250 kJ (60 kcal)
Carbohydrates
15 g
Sugars 13.7
Dietary fiber 1.6 g
Fat
0.38 g
Protein
0.82 g
Vitamins Quantity%DV
Vitamin A equiv.

beta-Carotene
lutein zeaxanthin
7%

54 μg

6%

640 μg

23 μg
Thiamine (B1)
2%

0.028 mg

Riboflavin (B2)
3%

0.038 mg

Niacin (B3)
4%

0.669 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)
4%

0.197 mg

Vitamin B6
9%

0.119 mg

Folate (B9)
11%

43 μg

Choline
2%

7.6 mg

Vitamin C
44%

36.4 mg

Vitamin E
6%

0.9 mg

Vitamin K
4%

4.2 μg

Minerals Quantity%DV
Calcium
1%

11 mg

Iron
1%

0.16 mg

Magnesium
3%

10 mg

Manganese
3%

0.063 mg

Phosphorus
2%

14 mg

Potassium
4%

168 mg

Sodium
0%

1 mg

Zinc
1%

0.09 mg

 

Author- R.S. Ador

Member of A.1 team

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