Mango Unchained: 7 Awesome Recipes to Make with This New Superfood!

Photo by: Jane Maynard
Mango Lime Fruit Leather

Ingredients
2 ripe mangoes, peeled, cut in chunks
zest+juice of 2 limes
1/2 cup 100% white grape juice concentrate
Directions
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Photo by: Jane Maynard
Mango Lime Fruit Leather

Ingredients
2 ripe mangoes, peeled, cut in chunks
zest+juice of 2 limes
1/2 cup 100% white grape juice concentrate
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 200F. Blend all ingredients in food processor until smooth.
2. Spread mixture over parchment paper on baking tray, bake for 1-3 hours, or until fruit leather is dry.
Allow to cool completely.
3. Cut into even portions, roll
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Mon, Apr 29, 2013 1:46 PM EDT

Could mango be the next "superfood?" Recent study findings presented at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) indicate that eating mango could impact blood sugar levels in a positive way as well as have anti-inflammatory properties. Dr. Edralin Lucas of Oklahoma University found in a recent study that incorporating mango into the diet could potentially help with weight and blood sugar. That's right, this sweet treat might actually improve your blood sugar levels. In addition, Dr. Susanne Mertens-Talcott of Texas A&M University found that mango polyphenols may have anti-inflammatory properties. What does this all mean? More studies need to be done and nothing is conclusive, but we can conclude this: eating whole foods is always a good thing and mango may have added benefits beyond pure, sweet deliciousness! Click through for 7 awesome new mango recipes! -By Jane Maynard



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