Mango Nutrition value

Fruits are very important part of healthy and nutritious food in our lives.

mango nutritious value

And among the fruits Mangoes are always preferred due to its

  • nutritive value,
  • great taste
  • Various ways by which it can be consumed. Here is the general nutrition content of mango fruit.

 

Nutrient proximate Unit Value per 100 gm of edible portion Sample count
Water gm 81.71 108
Energy Kj 272 0
Protein gm .51 79
Total lipid (fat) gm .27 47
Carbohydrate Gm 17.00 0
Fiber Gm 1..8 0
Calcium Mg 10 27
Iron Mg .13 21
Magnesium Mg 9 20
Phosphorous Mg 11 41
Potassium Mg 156 24
Sodium Mg 2 24
Zinc Mg .04 1
Copper Mg .110 17
Vitamin C Mg 27.7 162
Vitamin A Mg 389 91

 

As seen above mango is high on its nutrition value but we must know that irrespective of similar genetic characteristic, cultivation practices, and harvesting process, this highly favoured fruit shows variation in fruit quality, flavour and texture with respect to locality.

This variation in composition of fruit can be because of environmental factors such as units of heat received, humidity, soil quality etc. That is why people prefer geo tagged mangoes nowadays.

Apart of harvesting, ripening is also an essential part in mango’s journey in being “the mango”.

Mango ripening is a complex process which involves

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