Mango Facts; How Mutch Important, Benificial And Interesting?

The mango is a juicy stone fruit belonging to the genus Mangifera, consisting of numerous tropical fruiting trees, cultivated mostly for edible fruit. The majority of these species are found in nature as wild mangoes.

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    Overview Mangoes are considered the king of fruits because they're so popular in many parts of the world, including India, Asia and Central and South America. Despite being the most popular fruit worldwide, they're still considered exotic by many Americans. Mangoes are true superfruits, based on their all-star nutritional profile and several research studies that reveal their health-promoting properties. Read on to learn 14 surprising facts that might make you mad for mangoes.

  • Mangos are one of the most popular fruit in the World.
  • Mangos were first grown in India over 5,000 years ago.
  • Mango seeds traveled with humans from Asia to the Middle East, East Africa and South America beginning around 300 or 400 A.D.

  • The paisley pattern, developed in India, is based on the shape of a mango.
  • A basket of mangos is considered a gesture of friendship in India.
  • Legend says that Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree.
  • Mangos are related to cashews and pistachios.
  • A mango tree can grow as tall as 100 feet.
  • The bark, leaves, skin and pit of the mango have been used in folk remedies for centuries.