Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Mangoes
- ½ cup sliced mango: 13 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1.5 grams fiber and 54 calories.
- 1 medium mango (about 7.5 oz not counting pit and skin): 35 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 4 grams fiber and 135 calories.
Glycemic Index for MangoesThe averages in glycemic index studies of mangoes ranged between 41 to 60, with an average of 51. However, these studies were conducted in various places in the world and it is not clear which types of mangoes were studied.
Glycemic Load of Mangoes
- ½ cup of sliced mango: 4
1 medium mango (about 7.5 oz of mango flesh): 10
Health Benefits of MangoesAbout 40% of the fiber in mangoes is soluble, mainly pectin. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin A, and a good source of vitamin B6. It also contains a wide variety of carotenoids, including beta carotene, and other phytonutrients, including quercetin. These substances can protect cells from damage, lower risk of cardiovascular disease, and provide other health benefits.
More Information About Mangoes at Calorie Count Plus.
More Carb Profiles:
Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).