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Mango lesser-known facts!

In India, mangoes were initially cultivated more than 5,000 years ago. Mango was first referred to as Amra-Phal. Additionally, it is said that Rasala and Sahakara appear in early Vedic literature.

Man-kay, a Tamil name for the immature mango fruit, is thought to be the origin of the word mango. Portuguese merchants misnamed the fruit mango after picking up this word in Indian marketplaces and ports.

They are an excellent source of potassium and magnesium, both of which are linked to normal heartbeat and reduced blood pressure.

The amount of incredible facts about mango, which has been dubbed the king of fruits, is endless.

Let's take a look at the fascinating world of mangoes-

  • The mango form served as the inspiration for the paisley pattern's development in India.

  • The height of a mango tree may reach 100 feet.

  • Mango trees may still give fruit after 300 years.

  • Mango growing takes up around 4946 thousand hectares of land worldwide.

  • Mangoes and cashews and pistachios are relatives.

  • Mangiferi indica is the scientific name for the mango and it means "an Indian plant bearing mangos."

  • Since ancient times, people have employed mango bark, leaves, skin, meat, and the pit in folk cures.

  • Mangoes are the national fruits of the Philippines, India, and Pakistan. It serves as Bangladesh's national tree.

  • Unripe mangoes can have a sour-tart flavor, whereas ripe mangoes naturally have a sweet flavor.

  • A serving of mangos has just 70 calories and is equal to 3/4 cup of sliced mangos, making it a satisfyingly sweet treat.

  • Mangoes are fat, salt, and cholesterol free in every serving.

  • 50% of your daily vitamin C needs, 8% of your daily vitamin A needs, and 8% of your daily vitamin B6 needs are met by 3/4 cup of mango.

  • Street sellers sell mangoes on sticks with the skin peeled back in various Latin American nations.

  • Due to their inherent ability to tenderize food, mangos are an ideal component for marinades.

  • Mango is also wonderful as a snack or as a dessert and may be used in smoothies, salads, salsas, and chutneys.

  • To create a distinctive flavor, mangoes can be eaten with salt, lime juice, or chili powder.

  • Mangoes contain polyphenols which function as antioxidants, thus eating them can help you protect your cells from free radical damage


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