Baby Mango

Mangifera indica

Also called sugar mango, this variety of mango boasts unrivalled sweetness and a creamy pulp that melts in your mouth.

Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size 100g

Amount per serving
Calories 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 14g
Includes g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 1g

Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 5%
Magnesium 3%
Vitamin B1 2%
Not a significant source of vitamin D, or potassium.

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Retrieved from http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ January 2015

Research areas

Research into the health benefits of this fruit is currently being carried out in the following areas:

  • Heart health

  • Protection of the nervous system

  • Bladder and urinary tract health

  • Bone health

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Baby Mango is...

A HIGH NATURAL SOURCE OF VITAMIN A

Half a cup of baby mango provides 22% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A. Besides helping you see in the dark, vitamin A stimulates the production of white blood cells, helps bone turnover, and regulates cell growth.

A HIGH NATURAL SOURCE OF VITAMIN C

One serving (100 grams) of baby mango provides 61% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps support the immune system; it also helps with wound healing, the production of collagen, and it increases the amount of iron that our bodies can absorb from plants. Baby mango is also rich in antioxidants (flavonoids), which help our bodies fight toxins and free radicals.

A NATURAL SOURCE OF VITAMIN B1

A serving (100 grams) of baby mango provides 2% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin B1, also known as thiamin. This vitamin helps convert blood sugar into energy, and it is essential for muscular, cardiovascular and nervous system function. The recommended daily intake for women is 1.1 milligrams, and men should have 1.5 milligrams every day.

A NATURAL SOURCE OF MAGNESIUM

A serving (100 grams) of baby mango provides 3% of the recommended daily intake of magnesium. This powerful mineral regulates mineral balance in our body, and helps with energy production and enzyme activity.

Interesting info

Also known as sugar mango or mango de azúcar, the baby mango is the national fruit of India and Pakistan, and the tree is the national tree of Bangladesh. The Harvest Festival of the Dominican Mango is celebrated every year in the Dominican Republic, and Baní is the self-proclaimed mango capital. The fruit is native to India, where it is known as the “king of the fruits”. In Colombia, mango is grown in 16 regions, of which Tolima is the main producer. Given its robustness, mango can grow at different altitudes and ecological niches; it is grown from sea level up to 5,500 feet. Did you know that in Hinduism the deity Ganesha is depicted holding ripe mangos in her hands? These are a symbol of the achievements of her disciples and of the potential for achieving perfection. Some people use the leaves of the mango tree to treat diabetes and to boost the immune system. In Southeast Asia, the best fruit of the crop is given away to friends to strengthen the bond.

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