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Mango Season Is Here!

Submitted by: Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D., RD, CSSD, LDN
Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist

Finally! If you love mangoes like I do, you have been anticipating mango season. I grew up with many mango trees in the back yard. Our trees produced much more than our family, friends, and squirrels could eat so we would slice up the extras, put them in zip lock bags and freeze them for use throughout the year.

Mangoes are nutritious. They are an excellent source of Vitamin A, and a good source of Potassium and Vitamin C. they also contain small amounts of Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, and Phosphorus. A cup of mango has only 110 calories, 28 grams of carbohydrate, and contains 3 grams of fiber. Choose a mango that is firm and free of blemishes. Mangoes ripen nicely on the counter during the course of 3-5 days or you can speed the process by placing them in a brown paper bag. Peeled and sliced fruit can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Mangoes freeze well can later be used in smoothies, added to yogurt, ice cream, or even mango bread.

The next time that you are grilling fish, Google: “Mango Salsa Recipe” and you will find a delicious topping for your seafood. Recipes will vary slightly but usually include: mango, cucumber, red onion, cucumber, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper. Enjoy!