Food and Health Awareness | The Benefits Associated with Jackfruit

in #food4 years ago

Jackfruit is scientifically named as Artocarpus heterophyllus. Jackfruit grows on the tree that is inherent to Asia and its tree is known as the jack or oak tree. The fruit is like of mulberries and figs. Jackfruit is large, oblong. These grow up to 80 pounds in weight making them unique. This heavyweight makes make jackfruit the largest tree fruit in the World.

Benefits of Jackfruit

Aids Digestion

Jackfruit contains 1.5 grams per 100 grams of fruit that can help in digestion process by stimulating the digestion and stool movement due to its lubrication effect.

Increases Energy

With a variety of B vitamins and a considerable amount of protein, this fruit is an excellent source of energy and is widely used as a staple food for tropical plants. Carbohydrates are the compounds that will enhance the energy level of body and health without an increase in the overall consumption of food.

Improves Respiratory Health

This fruit contains many natural compounds that can reduce allergic reactions in the body and prevent breathing and wheezing difficulties.

Controls Diabetes

Jackfruit helps in regulation of insulin and glucose in blood preventing and controlling diabetes.

Promotes Sleep

Jackfruit holds high levels of magnesium, an important mineral that affects the level of neurotransmitters in the body, helps regulate circadian rhythms and ensures healthy sleep.

Improves Cardiovascular Health

The jackfruit polysaccharide content can support avoid the accumulation of plaque in arteries, manage cholesterol amount, and blood vessels. In addition, the vitamin C and antioxidants contained in this fruit can aid in improving the vascular system and decrease oxidative strain, that can primarily cause vascular injury that can lead to heart disease.


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Jackfruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh. We have 2 jackfruit trees. we still waiting the good smell and thats the time you harvets the jackfruits so yummy...

Great to hear this

I've been interested in trying jackfruit for sometime now, but I haven't found it in Bulgaria yet. I haven't looked to hard, but maybe I should look a bit harder :)

Wow ave never heard of dis before

Look yummy. I think I've only had it once, really good and refreshing!

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This fruit is amazing!!!
I I was hoping that you would post about it too! Thank you!!!
Ich have reblogget it!!!
Great job

wow very excellent

your post upvote done,, plz my post upvote back

I love Jackfruit. My parents are from Mauritius and it grows freely. I remember our relatives making Jackfruit curry

I like jackfruit, my favourite is Sri Lankan jack curry 😋

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jack-fruit is huge benefits for our human body ,Among which - some of the benefits you have focused very well on !
There are many problems in my taste, why I can not eat this fruit....!!
tresbien article sir, go ahead @cryptokraze

Excelente información @cryptokraze. Muy completos los beneficios de este fruto. Me deleito cada vez que leo información sobre salud y alimentación. Dios es muy sabio al darnos tanta variedad de frutos exquisitos y exóticos. Muy bueno

Is it from Asia only? I didn't know about it