A LA CARTE
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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：A LA CARTE / Réunion Island, France
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🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Mangifera indica L.
Chinese Name：芒果 | 杧果
Product Description：It is the fruit of the mango plant of the Anacardiaceae family. Sweet and sour, cool in nature. Mango has the functions of benefiting the stomach and relieving vomiting, quenching thirst, diuresis, and relieving dizziness. It can treat stomach heat, polydipsia, nausea, vomiting, pain in urination, dysuria and other symptoms. Unripe mangoes are used as medicine and have a relaxing and diuretic effect. It is rich in carotenoids, selenium and vitamin C that promote antioxidant function, help prevent disease, and protect eye health.
Native to tropical and subtropical regions of India and Malaysia. Now, Guangxi, Guangdong, Hainan, Fujian, Yunnan, Taiwan and other places are planted. India has a long history of planting for more than 4,000 years. According to legend, it was introduced to China during the Tang Dynasty. It spread to Latin America and Africa in the sixteenth century. The Dutch introduced mangoes to Taiwan in the 16th century.
Variety：It is estimated that about 100
There are many kinds, among which the excellent ones are: Alphonso in India; Carabao in the Philippines; Okrong in Thailand, which is yellow and oval; Aroemanis, whose fruit is thin and has a tail Slightly flat and thin, the shape resembles ivory, hence the name; Golok from Indonesia, these are varieties with high quality meat, sweet taste, less fiber and smaller and slender nucleus.
China produces purple mango, cinnamon mango, and Xia Mao mango. These fruits are medium in size, with smooth orange-yellow skin and orange flesh, smooth and juicy, and less fiber.
Taiwan produces Erwin, Kent, Zier, etc., all of which are introduced and cultivated from other places.
In addition, common varieties are:
1. Apple awn: the largest variety, with greenish-reddish skin and rough texture;
2, Pork loin awn: It is the smallest type of mango variety, shaped like a pork loin, the core is as thin as paper, and the taste is sweet;
3, Loquat awn: The shape is also quite small, but sweet and sour;
4. Qingmang: The skin is green and the flesh is sour, so it is rarely eaten raw, and is mainly used for candied processing.
Supply Season：Available in Hong Kong all year round, the most suitable period is from May to August.
Storage Method：It can be stored for about 10 days in a cool and ventilated place, but it should not be placed upside down, otherwise it will easily cause the fruit to rot.
The storage period of mangoes will vary depending on factors such as the method of delivery (air or sea), ripening time, etc., and cannot be generalized. It is advisable to check the storage period of mangoes directly with the shopkeeper when purchasing.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: Suitable for people suffering from vertigo, high blood pressure, nausea, oliguria and astringent urination, as well as those with oligomenorrhea, amenorrhea, bleeding gums, and cough.
Bogey: Deficiency, cold, cough, sensitive constitution, people with skin diseases, tumor diseases, and asthma are forbidden to eat. Use with caution in patients with nephritis. Diabetics should not eat. People with rheumatism, visceral ulcers and inflammation should eat less.
Some people are allergic to mango, especially the pulp at 0.5cm near the peel. Most of the time when the skin comes into contact with mango juice when using mango, it causes red, swollen and chapped lips, and redness, swelling and pain in the ears and neck. To avoid or reduce allergic symptoms, you can cut the mango into small pieces and put it in your mouth with a toothpick to avoid the mango juice from contacting the skin.
Pregnant women should avoid eating mango
Properties (TCM): warm
Five Flavors in TCM: Sweet, Sour
Efficacy Tonify the stomach, stop vomiting, quench thirst, diuretic, stop dizziness
Mango is also rich in dietary fiber, which can promote gastrointestinal motility, help defecation, and relieve pregnancy constipation. Pregnant women may experience pregnancy reactions such as dizziness, fatigue, loss of appetite, acid-loving food or aversion to greasy nausea, and morning vomiting in the first trimester of pregnancy. Therefore, you can eat some mangoes to reduce vomiting and loss of appetite.
However, mango contains some ingredients that can easily cause human allergies. People with allergies will get "mango dermatitis" after contacting mangoes, with itchy skin and rashes. Therefore, pregnant mothers with allergies should not eat mangoes. If pregnant women suffer from eczema, sores and pus, gynecological diseases, edema, Hong Kong feet and other skin diseases or tumor diseases, it is not suitable to eat mangoes.
Pay attention when eating:
The time for pregnant women to eat mango is better 1-2 hours after a meal.
Suitable for: 1. Mango, corn, and shrimp: The selenium in corn can help convert iodine in shrimp into thyroid hormones; while mango carotenoids can be converted into vitamin A in the body, helping to maintain normal thyroid function. The three together can prevent goiter. 2. Mango and cheese: Both mango and cheese contain calcium, and cheese contains vitamin D, which helps the absorption of calcium, so it can strengthen teeth and bones, prevent osteoporosis, and have anti-stress effects. Compatibility: 1. Mango and beef liver: The trace elements in beef liver can easily oxidize vitamin C in mango and lose its nutritional value. 2. Mangoes and carrots: The vitamin C decomposing enzymes in carrots will destroy the vitamin C in mangoes. 3. Spicy food such as mango and garlic: Because mango contains fructin, eating too much will make people sweat yellow. Eating it with garlic and other spicy food will make the skin yellow and easily lead to jaundice. 4. Mango and tofu: Mango contains protein that is rare in other fruits, but tofu has a trypsin inhibitor, which will destroy the protein in mango. 5. Mangoes and dried radishes: The phytochromes contained in mangoes and the sulfur compounds of radishes can easily produce substances that inhibit thyroid function after being digested and decomposed by the human body, and may even induce thyroid swelling. 6. Mango and honey juice: Mango contains dietary fiber that stimulates gastrointestinal motility. When drinking with honey, which has a laxative effect, it will cause diarrhea.
Cooking Skills：The fruit is large and obliquely ovate and slightly compressed in shape. The ripe fruit is yellow in color, with tender and sweet flesh, and the fruit length can reach 20 cm. The fruit is mainly eaten raw or squeezed into juice; or processed into dried mango, jam, candied fruit, etc.
To cut mangoes, you need to use a special fruit knife to avoid unhygienic cutting of mangoes, which may cause symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting in the family. In addition, it is best to wear disposable gloves when cutting mangoes.
Notes：It is not advisable to eat too much at one time. It is not advisable to eat after a full stomach. Avoid raw mango pits and leaves.
Mango contains some ingredients that can easily cause human allergies. People with allergies will get "mango dermatitis" after contacting mango, with symptoms such as itchy skin and rashes.
Mango beef fillet, mango pudding.
Although most mango varieties have a history of more than 4,000 years in India, the NAM Dok Mai variety originated in Thailand, and this fruit is still very popular in Thailand.
NAM Dok Mai is called golden mango because of its golden yellow, and has a very rich pleasant aroma. When you smell a strong fruity and honey -like smell in the fruit, you know that the fruit can be eaten
Suggested Eating Method：
The fruit is large and crookedly ovate and slightly flattened. The mature fruits are yellow, the flesh is tender and sweet, and the fruit can reach 20 cm. Fruit products are mainly raw or squeezed by raw or juice;
Cutting mango needs to choose a special fruit knife to avoid unhygienic when cutting mango, resulting in symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting. In addition, it is best to put a disposable glove when cutting mango.
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