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The King of all Fruit "Mango"

The King of Fruits

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Mango is the pulpy and sweet tropical fruit native to India and Southeast Asia. The mango fruit is called as King Of Fruits because of its nutritional benefits and versatile uses. Did you know every part of the mango tree is utilized in some way or the other? Mangoes are generally sweet, although the taste and texture of the flesh vary across different geographical locations, some have a soft, pulpy texture while others are firmer and some may have a fibrous texture. The season of Mango in Indian subcontinent is usually from early April till August and there are a number of varieties. Most popular types of mangoes in India are Alphonsos, Badami, Chausa, Banganapalli, Kesar, Sinduri, Totatpuri, Safeda, Kalmi, Neelam, Langda and Dasheri and many many more which are completely region specific.

Apart from the ripe variety of Mangoes, we also have the Raw Mangoes that are used in making many dishes from pickles, to curries, chutneys, juices and sauces. The Raw Mangoes also have a different varieties and each variety differs from region to region.

Health Benefits of Mango Fruit

Health Benefits: The Mango fruit is an excellent source of Vitamin-A and flavonoids, one Mango provides the daily requirement of Vitamin A to the human body. These flavonoids like beta-carotene help the vitamin A to impart antioxidant strength and vision-protecting properties, maintaining healthy mucous membranes and skin. Mangoes are also very low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium. Daily consumption of Mangoes helps keeping blood pressure under control, eliminate problems like indigestion and excess acidity. 

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