Just sweet dried organic mango pieces, certified organic, grown and dried without the use of sprays or pesticides.
Mango is a super source of energy boosting carbohydrates, and contains vitamin A, copper, potassium, and antioxidant compounds that have been show to reduce the risk of certain cancers.
Here are some of the nutritional highlights of dried organic mango:
- Excellent source of pre-biotic fiber
- Source of vitamin A (20% of RDA per serving), B-complex vitamins, and small amounts of vitamin C.
- Contains potassium, which aids muscle and nerve function
- Source of copper, a trace mineral that helps the body absorb iron
- Aid in digestion, and may improve colon health (pre-biotic fiber)
- Some studies indicate that mango may protect against certain types of cancer, including leukemia, colon, breast, and prostate cancer.
- Promotes skin and eye health (beta carotene)
- May decrease risk of various eye diseases (vitamin A)
- May protect against lung and oral cancers (beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin).
Most of the health benefits associated with dried mango are a result of it's high levels of vitamin A and pre-biotic fiber.
Interesting Facts About Mango
- Mango has been a part of the human diet for over 5000 years
- Mangos are related to both cashews and pistachio nuts
- The leaves on a mango tree are toxic to animals
- India is the largest producer of mango's in the world
- Over 20 million metric tonnes are grown and exported annually
Storage Tips for Maximum Shelf Life
Dried mango should be stored in an air-tight, and will last up to 6 months in the pantry, 12-18 months in the refrigerator, and up to 24 months in the freezer.
How to Enjoy
Like most dried fruit, mango is a a great energy boosting raw snack on it's own. Here are more ways to enjoy it:
- Create your own tropical trail mix
- Chop and sprinkle on granola, or add to oatmeal or yogurt
- Use in homemade muffins and other recipes
Dried Mango Recipes
|Ingredients||Certified organic dried mango slices|
|Allergens||Packaged in the same facility as milk, peanuts, tree nuts.|
|Country of Origin||Mexico|