Mangos: The World Loves Them – Should Americans Follow? Unpacking the Science and Exploring Opportunities for New Discoveries
A free webinar sponsored by the National Mango Board
March 23, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
The mango is a tropical fruit with a distinctive nutritional and phytochemical composition. It’ s one of the world’s most popular fruits; however, mangos remain relatively unknown to many Americans, despite yearly domestic consumption growth and an expanding body of positive research findings. Specifically, studies show associations with mangos and risk reductions for inflammation and metabolically-based chronic disease. Additionally, opportunities exist to explore how mango research findings can help advance ‘lifestyle medicine’ and ‘culinary medicine’ concepts stemming from the recent White House Conference on Hunger and Nutrition.
In this sponsored presentation Britt Burton-Freeman, Ph.D., will summarize the available literature assessing the health promoting potential of the edible mango flesh, focusing specifically on cardiometabolic pathways and sharing insights on mangos and brain, skin and intestinal health. Additionally, Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS, will discuss the global use of mangos, explore their culinary medicine application, and share ideas for increasing mango familiarity and usage among Americans with an emphasis on their relevance to cultural dietary patterns.
- Assess the current state of the science on mangos’ potential role as a dietary
intervention to reduce chronic disease risk.
- Employ new insights on mango research to formulate future studies on the
interaction between food, diet and disease.
- Inform discussions and dialogues on mangos’ potential role as part of
broader ‘food as medicine’ solutions.
Britt Burton-Freeman, PhD
Illinois Institute of Technology
Access Dr. Burton-Freeman’s slides here.
Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS
Sensations Salud/Private Medical Practice
Access Dr. Falquier’s slides here.
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1.5-hour webinar is free and is pending approval for Continuing Professional Education credit by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. (CPE credit provided by The National Mango Board). For questions about Continuing Education for this webinar, please contact email@example.com
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