Freeze Dried Mangoes (168 Servings)
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Freeze dried mangoes are a sweet way of adding fruit to your food storage. They're also quite nutritious, so you can feel good about snacking on them.
Our freeze dried fruit is packed in resealable pouches, making it easier to use the amount you want and save the rest for later. The pouches are stored in durable plastic buckets which helps protect the food from being crushed as well as making it easier to store. They also have a shelf life of up to 25 years, so you can rest easy knowing your food is secured.
How can I use my mangoes?
The most popular use, of course, is just snacking on the mangoes plain. They have a pleasant crunch when eaten dry, which makes them great to eat right out of the pouch. They can also be added to trail mix and other snack mixes.
Rehydrating your mangoes is easy. Just pour some mangoes into a bowl with some water and they'll soon return to their original consistency. Once rehydrated, they can be used just like regular mangoes.
Mangoes can add some excitement to your chicken recipes. They can be used in a sweet marinade, or just added to the side. In fact, they can be a nice complement to any type of meat.
One popular use of this wonderful fruit is mango salsa. The mango creates a distinct flavor as it blends with the other salsa ingredients.
Dessert is a great way to use mangoes. You can add a little burst of flavor to cookies, or you can cook an entire cobbler. You can also add the mangoes to the top of a pie or cheesecake, both as a garnish and a flavor enhancement.
If you're looking to liven up your smoothies, try dropping in a handful of mango bits. Not only can it improve the overall flavor. It is a great source of vitamin C.
What are some health benefits of mangoes?
After reviewing some of the nutritional facts, mangoes begin looking like a powerful medicine as much as they are a delicious fruit. The list of benefits goes on and on. Here are a few of them.
One of the most impressive features of the mango is its ability to fight several types of cancer. It has been shown to be effective against leukemia, lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer.
Mangoes are a powerful source of antioxidants. These have been shown to protect the brain against oxidative stress. They protect the body against free radicals, which can cause damaging reactions in the body if they are left unchecked.
They have been shown to protect the digestive system from injuries, such as ulcers. The peel has also been proven to fight against diabetes, and to prevent exercise-induced asthma because of its beta-carotene content.
A study done in Korea showed that mangoes can help protect against skin damage caused by the sun. It slowed wrinkle formation and protected collagen. This is great news for people looking for an anti-aging regimen.
Mangoes are known to have high vitamin C and vitamin A content. The vitamin C provides a big boost to the immune system, while the vitamin A has been shown to help eyesight.
What's the Plural Form of Mango?
Originally, "mangoes" was the proper way of pluralizing mango. However, languages evolve over time and sometimes the rules can change. Nowadays, "mangos" is also an accepted spelling, though "mangoes" is still the preferred method.
Mangifera Indica (Mango) - Department of Pharmacognosy, K. B. Raval College of Pharmacy, Shertha – 382 324, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Anticarcinogenic effects of polyphenolics from mango (Mangifera indica) varieties - Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
Anti-diabetic effect of dietary mango (Mangifera indica L.) peel in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats - Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, CSIR - Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, - 570020, India
Prevention of exercise-induced asthma by a natural isomer mixture of beta-carotene - Department of Allergy, Hasharon Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tivka, Israel
Protective effect of mango (Mangifera indica L.) against UVB-induced skin aging in hairless mice - Aging Research Laboratory, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, Korea
Major Mango Polyphenols and Their Potential Significance to Human Health - Martin Masibo and Qian He