Jackfruit, all-rounder in the world of health foods
Jackfruit is one of the least known superfoods. It is unique because it is considered a fruit, nut, vegetable and a carbohydrate. It’s so healthy, that Jackfruit is often referred to as a meat substitute. Jackfruit is the biggest tree-bearing fruit in the world and every part of the tree is medically beneficial from the bark to seeds.
- Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, thiamine, niacin, folic acid, calcium, iron, sodium & potassium.
- Fibre, protein, and is free of fats and bad cholesterol.
Anti-cancer, anti-hypertensive, anti-ulcer and anti-inflammatories.
Antibacterial and antiviral properties
Supports immune system.
Benefits of jackfruit
Jackfruit is a potent anti-oxidant owing to the high concentration of Vitamin C. It strengthens immune function and protects from cold, flu and infections.
The antioxidants and phytonutrients properties of jackfruit helps to prevent different types of cancer such as lung cancer, breast cancer, skin cancer & prostate cancer.
Blood Pressure Reducer
The high content of potassium reduces and controls blood pressure, which lowers the chances of heart attacks, strokes, and cardio-disorder in general.
According to clinical trials conducted at Sydney University’s Glycemic Index Research Service(SUGIRS) raw or unripe jackfruit has a much lower glycemic load (than rice or wheat).
Rich in fibre, jackfruit improves the digestive system and bowel movements. It also protects the colon by removing carcinogenic chemicals.
Healthy Eye & skin
Maintains healthy eyesight as it enhances eye vision and may prevent cataract and macular degeneration as it is rich in Vitamin A. It also enhances skin radiance, protects skin and treats wrinkles.