Mango is a very common fruit on the table of Brazilians, a perfect fruit to be consumed in natura, as a juice, ice cream, and sweets. It is very rich in nutrients, and help us to be healthy. In its composition, we find, among others, carbohydrates, fibers, antioxidants, mineral such as calcium, zinc, potassium, iron and magnesium, in addition to complex B vitamin, vitamins A, C, E and K.
Thus, it is responsible for ensuring us benefits such decreased bad cholesterol (LDL), a digestive process aid, diabetes control, improvement of brain functions and also collaborates to weight loss and helps to prevent some types of cancer.
In addition to being nutritive, mango is very versatile, having other applications. It is widely used in food and beverage industry, as a mango powder, as a basis for beverages, food supplements, energy drinks and teas. The fruit is also used in pharmacological and cosmetic industries.