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    Your Mango Nutrient: Vitamin C

    01/08/2017
    Vitamin C is widely known as good for your health. It is most typically the go-to remedy for colds, and rightfully so! This vitamin, richly packed into mangos, plays an important role in immune function. Similarly, it helps in healing wounds, and keeps gums and teeth healthy.
    But what else does this powerful vitamin do for your body?
     
    Well, Vitamin C also supports healthy cognitive and neurologic function. This means that Vitamin C may be helpful in protecting mental clarity and memory.
     
    Vitamin C is also required for collagen formation. Collagen is a protein that helps form skin strength and elasticity, along with helps repair body tissues.
     
    To get 100% of your daily-recommended Vitamin C intake, include 1 cup of mangos in your next meal! For more information about mango nutrition, please see our Mango Nutrition page!
     
    Keep up with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram for more mango recipe inspiration. Don’t forget to visit mango.org/recipes for a complete list of mango recipes for every occasion. The taste takes you there! 


     

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