Do Mangoes Have a Lot of Sugar? Mango Nutritional Facts!

By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts Healthy Eating

There’s nothing like the taste of fresh mango! Mangoes are delicious when eaten fresh out of hand on a hot summer’s day and add a tropical zing to smoothies and main dishes – as well as a big nutritional kick. But are they a good choice for those trying to limit their sugar intake?

A single mango contains around 45 grams of sugar. That’s a lot, but keep in mind that not all sugars are created equal. Unlike processed sugars like that found in commercially processed foods, natural sugars such as those found in fruits take longer for the body to process. Additionally, many fruits are high in fiber (mangos have more than five grams), which helps regulate blood sugar levels to keep it from spiking.

Eaten in moderation, the health benefits of eating Florida mangoes and other fruits far outweigh their sugar content. Read on:

Are mangoes good for you?

 Mangos from Hale Groves are more than just delicious – they’re a nutritional powerhouse. Packed with many vitamins and antioxidants, mangoes help boost your immune system, reduce your risk of heart disease and skin cancer, improve eye and skin health and lower your risk of developing some cancers (especially breast cancer).

What vitamins do mangoes have?

Eating just a single mango gives you three times the recommended daily intake of vitamins A and C and more beta-carotene than any other fruit. They’re also high in energy and low in calories and fat.

Mangoes contain folate, B6, iron and a little calcium, zinc and vitamin E. Mangoes are a good source of antioxidants, containing certain phytochemicals such as gallotannins and mangiferin which have been studied for their health benefits.

All of this means that when summer mango season comes around, you should feel free to partake without guilt, safe in the knowledge you’re doing some good for your body as well as for your taste buds!

Where can you order mango gifts for your friends and family?

When you order mangos online from Hale Groves, you get juicy, exotic flavor like you can’t get from grocery store mangoes. Our South Florida Mangoes been harvested in Florida at their peak of ripeness and freshness so they’re bursting with sweet, tropical flavor, and we take special care in packing them so they arrive in perfect condition.

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