Mangosteen

$7.50 $9.00

Key Information:

Mangosteen is a native plant to Southeast Asia. Highly valued for its juicy, delicate texture and slightly sweet and sour flavour, the mangosteen has been cultivated in Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Mainland Southeast Asia and the Philippines since ancient times. The 15th-century Chinese record Yingya Shenglan described mangosteen as mang-chi-shih (derived from Malay Language manggis), a native plant of Southeast Asia of white flesh with delectable sweet and sour taste.

Health Benefits:

Mangosteen is relatively low in calories yet provides many essential nutrients.

A 1-cup (196-gram) serving of canned, drained mangosteen offers:

  • Calories: 143
  • Carbs: 35 grams
  • Fiber: 3.5 grams
  • Fat: 1 gram
  • Protein: 1 gram
  • Vitamin C: 9% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
  • Vitamin B9 (folate): 15% of the RDI
  • Vitamin B1 (thiamine): 7% of the RDI
  • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin): 6% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 10% of the RDI
  • Copper: 7% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 6% of the RDI

The vitamins and minerals in mangosteen are important for maintaining many bodily functions, including DNA production, muscle contraction, wound healing, immunity, and nerve signaling


Country of Origin:
Malaysia/Thailand


Storage:
Store in a cool and dry place