Mango Halves on Stick
The tropical fruit loved by many - ripe, sweet and juicy. It comes in halves on a stick, a much simpler way to enjoy the soft and fluffy fruit without the mess of peeling and cutting it.
Our national fruit! The "king of fruits". These halves are from export-quality Philippine mangoes, 100% natural mangoes, no added sugar.
Mangoes are very pleasing to the taste and to the health with a variety of nutrients they contain.
Primarily, a mango has significant doses of vitamin C and A. For every 100 gram serving, it provides 61% and 21% of the daily value need respectively. It is a good source of Folate as well, with 11% provision for the same serving. It has small doses of vitamin B complex, vitamin E, K, and all minerals except sodium and some amino acids. It is rich in phytochemicals as well, antioxidants, fibers, enzymes, and essential acids.
With all these impressive nutrient content and more, mangoes are a great fruit to assure overall health and bring numerous health benefits:
Prevent and reduce risk if lifestyle-related conditions.
The compounds of antioxidants and enzymes found in the fruit are associated with the protection against cancer in colon, breast, lung, leukemia, and prostate. Beta-carotene, in particular, may help protect against prostate cancer as studies have shown.
Dietary fibers, pectin, and vitamin C also contribute in lowering cholesterol levels in the blood and preventing blockage in the arteries that usually leads to heart diseases like stroke and heart attack. Along with potassium, the fibers may also stave off and reduce risk of heart disease and hypertension.
High-fiber foods also lower blood sugar levels. This fruit has 6% fiber content for every 100 gram serving and consuming it may help manage diabetes better.
Promote healthy digestion. The fibers and enzymes for the protein breakdown also improve digestion and elimination, prevent constipation, and promote healthy digestive tract.
Boost for the immune system and good for the skin, eyes, hair, and anti-aging. With its abundance in vitamin A and C, plus the different kinds of carotenoids they contain, mangoes help in keeping you healthy and strong. These nutrients help as well in collagen build-up and growth of body tissues promoting a healthy complexion and hair moisturization. Collagen also helps in protecting connective tissues and blood vessels, thus slowing down the natural process of aging. It also helps protect the eyes from harmful blue light rays with the additional help of the antioxidant zeaxanthin, thus reducing risk of age-related macular degeneration.
Last but not the least, it helps keep optimal bone health with its vitamin K content. This vitamin is essential, particularly in calcium absorption aiding in preventing bone fractures.
How to Eat:
Take out the desired number of pieces from the freezer and place on a plate. Defrost at room temperature for 5 minutes before serving and enjoying.
Delivered frozen, packed by 10 pieces (454g).