Half of the total amount of tropical fruits produced in the world is comprised of mangoes and its numerous cultivars. The mango is the most popular and most consumed tropical fruit.
The sweet yellow fleshy fruit started out in South Asia and then spread into other regions of the continent. Some time in the 10th century, seeds were brought to and cultivated in East Africa. From there, mangoes eventually spread to South and Central America. To date, India is still the largest producer of mangoes and it is that country’s national fruit.
Labels like “super fruit” or “king of fruits” have been ascribed to the mango. While this is an exaggeration, mangoes are undeniably packed with nutritional value. Thus the Superhuman Food Pyramid wholly recommends you add this fruit as a regular part of your diet.
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