Get to know your Mango

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Preliminary studies have found mango consumption linked to blood glucose controlcancer protection, and digestive health.

SOURCES:

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 Acids (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

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