More mangoes are eaten fresh all over the world than any other fruit. That's a pretty amazing statistic when you think that in the United States mangoes are typically seen as an exotic, specialty food. But throughout the world, and particularly in tropical regions, mangoes are as common as peaches in Georgia. Mangoes are a good source of Vitamin A, and have large amounts of Vitamins B and C. Mangoes have more carotenoids than most fruits, which helps to ward-off colds and reduces the risk of cancer and heart disease. Mangoes are also high in fiber, and contain a small amount of carbohydrates. You'll also find calcium, iron, potassium and a some protein in mangoes.