Is a mango a healthy fruit
Mango are high in vitamin A and C, but are also rather high in sugar as well if they're ripe.
Stay away from them if you have an allergy to poison ivy or poison sumac though, they're similar enough to cause issues.
Its supposed to be a 'heat' producing fruit..but as ophelia says, packed with nutrients, The caustic urshiol like sap is usually an issue with raw mangoes (esp around the stem attachment), by the time the fruit is ripe the amount is pretty much negligible..all the same peel the fruit, as the skin may contain traces..
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Dan Saltzstein reviews Samarkand and Golden
Piglet Day 3! Read the Review
Piglet Day 2! Read the Cookbook Review
By Food52: Bee's Wrap, Baking Chocolate & More!
Smoky Pasta Alla Vodka
Bright Ways to Organize Your Kitchen
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)