NU Mango

mangoNot only are mangoes an excellent source of vitamin C (a single fruit pretty much fills an adult’s daily vitamin C requirement), they also have one of the highest concentrations of vitamin A for any commercial fruit on earth! Mangoes also contain B-complex (anti-stress) and E vitamins, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, folic acid (folate), and zinc. Plus they are a good source of dietary fibre - an average sized mango can contain up to 40% of your daily fibre requirement.

For those of you who are physically active, whether working out or constantly on the go, mangos are also a great way to replenish much needed nutrient. Also deliciously rich in anti-oxidants, mango is the perfect fruit! Truly 'the king of fruit'.

Mangoes are an ideal Summer food as they possess elevated levels of many carotenoids, especially Betacarotene, which has a protective effect against the harmful rays of the sun. So by having a refreshing mango smoothie on those hot sunny days, you really are protecting your body–both inside and out!.

Every part of the mango is beneficial and has been utilised 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. Especially interesting is the fact that mangos contain an enzyme with stomach soothing properties similar to papain found in papayas, which act as a digestive aid.

As is the case with many countries in the tropics, mangoes are plentiful in Brazil. In our search for NU Fruits of the Amazon, we couldn’t overlook the nutritious properties and mouth-watering taste of the mangoes of this region.

Avaliable in: 18kg pails or 1kg pots

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Rejuvenate with the goodness of Mango

Packed with anti-stress Vitamin B complexThe B vitamins are eight water-soluble vitamins that play important roles in cell metabolism. They often work together to deliver a number of health benefits to the body. B vitamins have been shown to: Support and increase the rate of metabolism, maintain healthy skin and muscle tone, enhance immune and nervous system function, and promote cell growth and division.

High in carotenoids making it an ideal Summer food

Rich source of essential nutrients for a healthy lifestyle

Very low in saturated fatSaturated are found in largest quantities in animal products such as meant, cheese, cream, milk, eggs, butter and lard, and of course in the many processed derivatives (ie biscuits, cakes, chocolate, pastries etc). It has been proved that a diet high in saturated fats can raise the level of the “bad blood cholesterol” LDL (low-density lipoprotein) which is a major risk factor in heart disease, as well as other ailments such as obesity and cancer., cholesterol There are 2 types of cholesterol LDL (bad) and HDL (good): When too much LDL cholesterol circulates in the blood, it can slowly build up in the inner walls of the arteries. Together with other substances, it can form plaque, a thick, hard deposit that can narrow the arteries and make them less flexible. If a clot forms and blocks a narrowed artery, heart attack or stroke can result. Unlike LDL, HDL actually helps to remove cholesterol from the tissues and delivers it to the liver for excretion. and sodiumSodium, with potassium and chloride, helps to regulate the body’s fluid balance. It is also necessary for nerve and muscle activity, but most of us eat far more than we need. The problem with the high intake of sodium in the western diet is that it is linked with high blood pressure and heart disease, as well as fluid retention and kidney stones.

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