Unknown facts about Mango

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Mangoes
Mangoes

Known as the king of fruit, this juicy yellow tropical fruit is a store house of essential nutrients.  Besides health benefits there are many other interesting facts you might want to know about mangoes, read on to know more:

Symbol of love: Mango tree is a symbol of love in India and gifting a basket of mango is considered a gesture of friendship.

Popular fruit: This yummy and delicious fruit is not only popular in India but worldwide.

Nutritious: A bowl of mango has 107 calories and provides 100% of your daily vitamin C, 35% of your daily vitamin A and 12% of your daily fiber.

Auspicious: Mango tree is considered to grant wishes and mango leaves are used at weddings to ensure the couple bear plenty of children.

Beneficial: Every part of the mango is beneficial and has been utilized in folk remedies in some form or another. Whether the bark, leaves, skin or pit; all have been concocted into various types of treatments or preventatives down through the centuries.

Skin care: Mango causes acne is a myth as it benefits the skin! The vitamins, minerals and antioxidants in it helps to treat skin care, including preventing acne. They are rich in beta carotene (vitamin A) which is the strongest anti-oxidants and is often recommended to eliminate acne.