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Mango

Also Known As : Aam
Technical Name : Mangifera indica

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It is sweet and sour in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Mangoes are eaten simply as a fruit.
  2. They are used to make jams, chutneys, ice-cream, beverages and used widely in confectionery items.

Common names and forms

  1. Chopped mangoes
  2. Chopped ripen mangoes
  3. Diced mango
  4. Fresh Raw Cut Mangoes
  5. Grated mango
  6. Mango Bar Slices
  7. Mango Flesh
  8. Mango Fruit
  9. Mango Pieces
  10. Mango Slice
  11. Mangoes
  12. Minced Mango
  13. Organic Mango
  14. Peeled Mango
  15. Pieces Of Raw Mango
  16. Raw Cut Mango
  17. Ripe mangoes
  18. Ripe mangoes cut into big cubes
  19. Small Ripe Sucking Mangoes
  20. Sweet mango

Description

Mango is a fruit of the mango tree having round or oval kidney-like shape. The fruit takes 4-5 months from flowering to ripen. It has a smooth, fibrous and pulpy texture. In Indian cooking, unripe mangoes are generally sliced and dried to form a powder which is called amchoor.

Health benefits

  • Antioxidants present in mango prevents colon cancer, leukemia and prostate cancer.(1)
  • High level of fiber present in it helps in lowering cholesterol levels in the body.(1)
  • Vitamin A present in it helps to improve eyesight.(1)
  • It improves the immune system.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose mango which is firm and not soggy. It should be bright yellow or green in color.

Note

Eating excess mangoes can lead to a gain in weight and increase blood sugar levels. It may cause irritation in the throat and may cause allergic reactions.(2)

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