April 4, 2016

PlantOGram will be seen at the 23rd Annual Race to Erase MS Gala that will take place on April 15th at the Beverly Hilton on Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills.

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nancy-davis.jpgThe Race to Erase Ms was founded by Nancy Davis in 1993 an organization whose primary focus is to raise funds for the most cutting edge aggressive and promising research in an effort to find a cure for MS.

Also in 1993, Nancy created the Race to Erase MS event – an intimate ski getaway weekend in Aspen, Colorado – that pulled in over $1.3 million for the Foundation. Since its inception, the Race to Erase MS has grown into a spectacular celebrity gala benefit held annually. Over the years she has gained the support of many key individuals in the fashion and entertainment worlds, including Tommy Hilfiger who has a sister living with MS. The annual Race to Erase MS event has raised over $35 million for multiple sclerosis research.

PlantOGram will be providing beautiful gift cards for the Gala's gift bags, beautifully bound auction books for silent auction will be placed on every table making the bidding and gala a success. A Limited Edition Race To Erase Ms Barbados Cherry tree which is also race to erase barbados cherryincluded in all three Orchards can be purchased here. 20% of all proceeds will go to the Race to Erase  MS organization which will help fund to find a cure for this disease.

 

Three lucky winners will be able to have one of a kind orchards that were hand cultivated by CEO Mitesh Popat. " A Gift shouldn't be something that you keep for a couple of days or weeks and then discard. A gift should be something that is sustainable, Eco-friendly, healthy and last for several generations. That's why I created PlantOGram. It is the Only gift that will keep on giving your recipient healthy, delicious, juicy fruit for years to come."

 

The Orchards that will be in the Silent Auction are as listed:

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The Emperor's Orchard featuring an Avocado, Barbados Cherry, Miracle Fruit (as seen on the Hallmark Channel),  Jambolan, Kesar and a Michelia Alba TreeTreasures of the far east orchard.jpg

Treasures of the Far East Orchard featuring a Guava, Barbados Cherry, Soursop, Sugar Apple, Maha Chanook and a Lychee Tree.

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Eclectic Gems Orchard featuring the Sapodilla, Barbados Cherry, Mulberry, Pomegranate, Alphonso Mango and a Persimmon Tree.

100% of all proceeds from the silent auction will go to Race to Erase MS Benefits in finding a cure for this disease.

 

Click Here Join the Virtual Race and Support today!

Photos from the 2015 Gala!

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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April 4, 2016

     Looking for a tree that will help you live longer? We have just the right one for you. Trees clean the air that we breathe, provide oxygen we need to live, and most of all, food that we consume like fruits. Here at Plantogram, we strive to provide you and your loved ones with the best fruits that grow from our trees. Fruits play a very important role in your diet by keeping your body healthy. Fruits can protect your body from diseases such as heart disease, chronic disease, high blood pressure, and certain cancers. Just name the fruit you or your family enjoy eating such as mangos, apples, berries, or oranges, and we got it! Enjoy life and have fun with assorted fruit trees as a gift. It's not just for eating, it's a token of our expression from Plantogram to you!

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April 4, 2016

      Delicioso Mango! Yes, Mango. Mango is a seasonal fruit tree that grows in the tropics inside many regions of India. Mango trees grow so healthy, tall and is long lived. People—want to ensure that your body takes in a juicy mouthwatering flavored fruit that can prevent you from getting cancer. Mango provides all the essential nutrients and minerals our body needs. Eating mangos prevents breast cancer, prostate cancer, clears the skin, and even builds your immune system. Mangos can grow anywhere including a nursery, and can be stored in an airtight container to freeze for healthy snack later. What is your favorite mango? Here at Plantogram, we offer a variety of Mangos such as Alphonso, Bombay, Carrie Semi-Dwarf, Baptiste Hatian, and more. Sounds Delicious! Plantogram is here to make sure you experience a different taste every time you take a bite. Ready to eat your way to a long healthier life, try our fresh extremely rare mangos here at Plantogram, and you will absolutely want more! 

For more information visit: http://plantogram.com/category/mangos-trees/

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April 4, 2016

Mango cultivar that is considered by many to be one of the best in terms of sweetness and flavor although it does have a short shelf life. It is also one of the most expensive kinds of mango rnand is grown mainly in western India. It is in season April through May and the fruit weigh between 150g and 300g rneach. Considered the King of Mangos, small shipments of fruit are imported from India and are available in limited quantities at India grocery stores they sell for $45 per box of 10 mangos. These grafted Alphonso Mango trees are an amazing value, for the price of a few fruit, you can own your very own tree, your own source of high quality rnAlphonso Mangos. These mangos have such a strong aroma you can't hide them in your house, your guests will smell the sweet Mango aroma as soon as they enter your home!

 


 

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April 4, 2016

     Mangos, Mangos, and even more Mangos! Did you know that there are different varieties of mangos? When you're craving that sweet, juicy, essential flavor, Plantogram is here for you. Bombay Mango is an Indian/Jamaican well-known mango that has a full rich mango flavor, and is ready to be eaten. Plantogram mangos aren't just for eating and the perfection of taste, they actually have great advantages. One advantage is that mangos can benefit your health because it helps in digestion, fight cancer, regulating diabetes, and even weight loss. Bombay Mangos can be eaten after being washed, used as an ingredient (making chutney), packed in sugar, or sliced to make decorated fruit baskets. Even when your body needs that cool breeze in the summer, try standing under a Bombay Mango tree; it's excellent for shade. Clients love our variety of fruits and interesting facts so much, they just have to tell a friend! You can do the same for your loved ones. Plantogram is not just a nursery providing fruits, we also care to be there for the health of our customers.

Check us out for more information at http://www.plantogram.com

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April 4, 2016

     Do you love ice cream? Of course you do! Plantogram offers more mangoes then you can ever imagine. The Mango Tree Ice Cream Dwarf Variety is a sweet, rich, fruit flavored, reminiscent of mango sorbet, and is fiber free. This tree makes an excellent container for growing and can stop at the height of just six feet. Plantogram takes excellent care of all their trees, so if we can save it, we contain it. The Mango Tree Ice Cream Dwarf can grow anywhere simply because, it is able to be stored into a container. Sounds Delicious! Since the Ice Cream Mango tree grows in a container, you can grow your own "condo tree", and have beautiful yellow mangoes just like the one's you see here at Plantogram. Enjoy the smooth taste of the Ice Cream Mango that is safe.

For more interesting facts. Go to: http://www.plantogram.com

Mango Tree Ice Cream Dwarf Variety Grafted ― PlantOGram.com

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April 4, 2016

This Rare Hatian mango variety was recently introduced into the United States and is considered as the Queen of Hatian Mango, many even say that its quality surpassed other Hatian Mangos such as the Madam Francis.  Baptiste was selected in Haiti, where it is grown on a commercial scale. The fruit are oval, with a smooth, non-waxy skin, weighing from 8 to 16 oz. They are bright yellow to orange and are exceptionally firm, with surprisingly little fiber. The flesh is a deep orange, with a sweet flavor considered a popular dessert mango. Baptiste  is popular in Haiti, and can be found in local markets, but it is mostly unknown outside of the island. The tree is ease to manage for size and has characteristically small leaves with a light green color.

 

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April 4, 2016

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Mangoes may very well be the king of all fruits. They fight cancer, alkalize the body, aid in weight loss, regulate diabetes, help digestion, clean your skin, and make the perfect snack. Here are 17 healthy reasons why you should be eating a mango every day.

Nutrition chart
One cup of mangoes (225 gms contain) contains the following percentages that apply to daily value.
105 calories
76 percent vitamin C (antioxidant and immune booster)
25 percent vitamin A (antioxidant and vision)
11 percent vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins (hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention)
9 percent healthy probiotic fibre
9 percent copper (copper is a co-factor for many vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells)
7 percent potassium (to balance out our high sodium intake)
4 percent magnesium

1. Fights cancer
Antioxidants like quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat present in mango protect the body against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.

2. Keeps cholesterol in check
Mango has high level of vitamin C, pectin and fibres that help to lower serum cholesterol levels. Fresh mango is a rich source of potassium, which is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps to control heart rate and blood pressure.

3. Skin cleanser
Mangoes help you unclog your pores and add freshness to the face. Mangoes are applicable to any skin type. They help clear clogged pores that cause acne. Just slice a mango into thin pieces and keep them on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and then take bath or wash your face and see the results.

4. Alkalizes the body
According to natural health school.com, mango is rich in tartaric acid, malic acid and traces of citric acid that primarily help in maintaining the alkali reserve of the body.

5. Weight loss
Mango has a lot of vitamins and nutrients that help the body feel fuller. Also, the fibrous fruit boosts the digestive function of the body by burning additional calories, helping in weight loss.

6. Regulates diabetes
Not only the fruit but the leaves of mangoes are healthy too. For people suffering from diabetes, just boil 5-6 mango leaves in a vessel, soak it through night and drink the filtered decoction in the morning. This is helps in regulating your insulin levels.

Mango has a low glycemic index (41-60) so going a little overboard will not increase your sugar levels.

7. Aphrodisiac
Mango has aphrodisiac qualities and is also called the ‘love fruit’. Mangoes increase the virility in men. Vitamin E, which is abundantly present in mangoes, helps to regulate sex hormones and boosts sex drive.

8. Eye care
Did you know that mango is rich in vitamin A. One cup of sliced mangoes equals 25% intake of your daily need of vitamin A. Mangoes help in promoting good eye sight, fights dry eyes and also prevent night blindness.

9. Helps in digestion
Mango contains enzymes that help in breaking down protein. The fibrous nature of mango helps in digestion and elimination. It is is rich in pre-biotic dietary fibre, vitamins and minerals.

10. Heat stroke
When the sun is bogging you down this summer, just chop of a mango in a juicer; add a little water and a tbsp of sugar free or honey. This juice will instantly cool you down and prevent heat stroke.

11. Strengthens your immune
The deadly combination of vitamin C, vitamin A and 25 different kinds of carotenoids keep your immune system healthy.

12. Body scrub
Make a paste of mashed mango, honey and milk and use as a body scrub, you will feel that your skin is tender and smooth.

13. Aids concentration and memory
Studying for exams? This fruit is rich in glutamine acid– an important protein for concentration and memory. Feed mangoes to children who find it difficult to concentrate on studies.

14. High iron for women
Mango is rich in iron, hence it is a great natural solution for people suffering from anemia. Menopausal and pregnant women can indulge in mangoes as this will increase their iron levels and calcium at the same time.

15. Reduces Kidney Stones 
In Chinese medicine, mangoes are considered sweet and sour with a cooling energy also capable of reducing the risk of kidney stone formation.

16. Perfect Snack
Instead of snacking on unhealthy chips and cookies, why not feast on slices of mangoes instead. They are perhaps one of the tastiest dehydrated fruits of all.

17. Stomach Tonic 
Before going to bed put some 10 or 15 mango leaves in warm water and close it with lid. The next day morning filter the water and drink it in empty stomach. Do this regularly.

Mae Chan holds degrees in both physiology and nutritional sciences. She is also blogger and and technology enthusiast with a passion for disseminating information about health.

Mango Effective in Preventing Colon and Breast Cancer

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April 4, 2016

mango salsa
 
 
Ingredients

1 mango, peeled and diced

1/2 cup peeled, diced cucumber

1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno

1/3 cup diced red onion

1 tablespoon lime juice

1/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro leaves

Salt and pepper

 

Directions

Combine the mango, cucumber, jalapeno, red onion, lime juice and cilantro leaves and mix well. Season with salt and pepper, to taste

 

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April 4, 2016

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Mango Leaves For Diabetes

Diabetes is not a condition that one can ignore or consider trivial. The condition is essentially a disorder that is characterized by excess amounts of blood sugar – leading to serious medical complications such as damaged blood vessels. Some of the more common causes of diabetes include: high cholesterol, hereditary, insulin resistance and high blood pressure. There are three main types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes in pregnant women.

In order to control the blood sugar levels properly, one needs to be careful of the different kinds of sugar ingested – meaning that a number of sweet foods will have to be avoided. When discussing about diet for diabetics, most people wonder if mangos for diabetics are safe.

Recipe

One of the best natural treatments is to use mango leaves for diabetes. You just need to boil about three or four mango leaves and drink the water. The benefits of mango leaves for blood sugar have been ascertained after lot of research. The research substantiates that the medicinal properties contribute to the lowering of the blood sugar levels within the body. For better results, you should try soaking the leaves over the course of the night in water and consume the solution early the next morning. Ensure that you consume the solution on an empty stomach first thing in the morning.

 

** Consult a Doctor to make sure you can try this**

 

 

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