Frequently Asked Questions



    • Click here for more information on a study published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolic Insights, a pilot study which investigated the effects of mango consumption on measurements including body weight, body composition, and in obese adults.
    • Preliminary studies have found mango consumption linked to blood glucose controlcancer protection, and digestive health.


    • United States Department of Agriculture. Choose My Plate. All About the Fruit Goup. Accessed June, 9, 2016. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/fruit
    • American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Basics; Diabetes Myths. Accessed June 13, 2016. http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/myths/?loc=db-slabnav
    • Wang S. O’Connell B. Ready, Set, Starting Counting! Diabetes Care and Educated Dietetic Practice Group. American Dietetic Association. 2011.
    • American Diabetes Association. Fruits. Accessed June 13, 2016. http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/making-healthy-food-choices/fruits.html
    • Evans S, Meister M, Mahmood M, et al., Mango Supplementation Improves Blood Glucose in Obese Individuals. Nutrition and Metabolic Insights. 2014. 7. 77-84.
    • United States Department of Agriculture. USDA Food Composition Databases.  Accessed June 13,2016. https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/search
    • 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Appendix 7. Nutritional Goals for Age-Sex Groups Based on Dietary Reference Intakes and Dietary Guidelines Recommendations. Table A7-1. Daily Nutritional Goals for Age-Sex Groups Based on Dietary Reference Intakes and Dietary Guidelines Recommendations. Accessed June 14, 2016.
    • Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy, Carbohydrate. Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein, and Amino Acid(2002/2005). Accessed July 26, 2016. http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/~/media/Files/Activity%20Files/Nutrition/DRIs/DRI_Macronutrients.pdf   
    • Boeing H, Bechthold A, Bub A, et al,. Critical review: vegetables and fruit in the prevention of chronic diseases. European Journal of Nutrition. 2012; 51(6): 637-663.
    • Bellevia A, Larsson S, Bottai, et al. Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality: a dose-response analysis. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013; 98(2):454-459.
    • Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in US adults: the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2002; 76(1): 93-99.
    • American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Can Reaction to Poison Ivy Cause Mango Allergy? Accessed June 14, 2016. http://acaai.org/resources/connect/ask-allergist/can-reaction-poison-ivy-cause-mango-allergy
    • United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. Classification for Kingdom Plantae Down to Family Anacardiaceae. Accessed June 14, 2016. http://plants.usda.gov/java/ClassificationServlet?source=display&classid=Anacardiaceae
    • United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. Plant Guide. MANGO. Accessed June 14, 2016. http://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/cs_main3.pdf
    • American Latex Allergy Association. Tips to Remember: Latex Allergy. Created by the Public Education Committee of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Updated 2003. Accessed June 16, 2016. http://latexallergyresources.org/articles/tips-remember-latex-allergy
    • American Latex Allergy Association. Latex Cross-reactive foods Fact Sheet. Tom Grier for Latex Allergy 101. Updated 10.8.2015. Accessed June 16, 2016. http://latexallergyresources.org/latex-cross-reactive-foods-fact-sheet