According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), a 100 gm of mango contains 60 Kcal. Our everyday calories intake majorly depends on our age, gender, weight and activity level. As per the USDA, everyday calorie needs for adults range from 1,600 to 3,000. One mango without the peel gives about 200 calories, which is about 10 percent of the average everyday calorie need for adults. This king of all fruits is also known to be an incredible source of vitamins A, C, B-6 and potassium. In addition to this, mangoes are packed with a plethora of health benefits and are an excellent source of dietary fibres.According to Ayurveda, eating ripe mango is also quite beneficial as it is a high-calorie fruit and rich in carbohydrates, which makes it an excellent source of energy. There are wide varieties of mangoes, and each variety differs in shape, size, colour, taste, texture, nutritional value and also the geographical region.(Also Read - Mango Nutrition: Amazing Mango Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits)
Healthy Recipes That You Can Prepare Using Mango1. Chilled Mango Cheesecake
Recipe by Niru GuptaIf you love cheesecakes, then this one is for you. Get ready to pamper your taste buds with this unique recipe of mango cheesecake. This recipe replaces cream cheese with hung curd and regular cream.
2. Aam Shrikhand with Mango Salad
Recipe by Karan SuriRound off an idyllic afternoon with your friends by savouring this interesting dessert. Made with the soothing flavours of yogurt, cream, milk, mangoes and cardamom, whip this up to escape the heat.
3. Mango Ice Cream
Recipe by Niru GuptaSummers are the perfect season to savour some incredible flavours of ice creams. What if your summer fruit mango takes a form of a home-made ice cream? We show you how to make mango ice-cream at home without an ice-cream maker and in few easy steps.
4. Quick Mango Smoothie
Recipe by Healing Foods by DK PublishingBeat the heat this summer with a chilled mango smoothie. Perfect for your taste buds and your tummy, this mango smoothie is a real summer treat. Blend two peeled, chopped mangoes with 1 cup of cold milk or yogurt and 2 tablespoon of honey, until you get a smooth paste.
5. Mango Salsa
Recipe by Healing Foods by DK PublishingDitch your popcorn and try this mango salsa with nachos on your movie night. Healthy, tasty and addictive, you can't just get enough of them. Take one ripe mango and dice it. Add half red onion, half sweet bell pepper, one small cucumber, one finely chopped jalapeno, 3 tablespoon of lime juice and chopped cilantro. Mix the ingredients well. Serve with nachos.
As compared to other fruits, mango is sweeter and lower in fibre; therefore, try to keep your mango consumption in moderation. The USDA recommends that adults eat 1 1/2 to 2 cups of the fruit per day.
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