Eating Done Right: Mangoes – Food of the Week

Posted on 10/11/2012 by | Fat to Fit | Comments

Personal HealthConsidered sacred in India, many Indians believe that the mango tree has the power to grant wishes for wealth, health immortality—and even grandchildren. Given the belief in the mystical quality of the mango, Indians use the leaves in weddings to assure the future fertility of newlyweds. Mango trees, which sometimes reach 60 feet, grow best in tropical and sub-tropical climates, and most of the mangoes eaten in the United States come from Mexico. Hailed as the king of fruitorfruit of …