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  1. Strengthen Immune System
    Jackfruit is an excellent source of vitamin C, a powerful nutrient which helps protect against viral and bacterial infections. Vitamin C helps to strengthen the immune system function by supporting the white blood cells function. One cup of jackfruit can supply the body a very good amount of this powerful antioxidant.
Protect against Cancer
In addition to containing vitamin C, jackfruit is also rich in phytonutrients such as lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have anti-cancer and anti-aging properties. These phytonutrients may help eliminate cancer-causing free radicals from the body and slow the degeneration of cells that can lead to degenerative diseases.

Aids in healthy digestion

Jackfruit is also known to contain anti-ulcer properties which help cure ulcers and digestive disorders. In addition, the present of high fiber in the jackfruit prevents constipation and helps in smooth bowel movements. These fibers also offer protection against colon mucous membrane by removing the driving away the carcinogenic chemicals from the large intestine (colon).

Maintain a Healthy Eye and Skin

Jackfruit contains vitamin A, a powerful nutrient which known to maintain a healthy eye and skin. It also helps prevent vision-related problems such as macular degeneration and night blindness.

Boost Energy

Jackfruit is considered as an energy generating fruit due to the presence of simple sugars like fructose and sucrose which give you an almost immediate energy boost. Although Jackfruit is energy rich fruit but it contains no saturated fats or cholesterol making it one of healthy fruit to savor
 

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  1. Lower High Blood Pressure
    Potassium contain in Jackfruit has been found to be helpful in the lowering of blood pressure and thus reducing the risk of heart attack as well as stroke.
  2. Control Asthma
    The root of Jackfruit has been found to help those who suffer from asthma. Boiling the jackfruit root and its extract has been found to control asthma.
  3. Strengthen the Bone
    Jackfruit is rich in magnesium, a nutrient which important in the absorption of calcium and work with calcium to help strengthen the bone and prevent bone related disorders such as osteoporosis.
  4. Prevent Anemia
    Jackfruit also contains iron which helps to prevent anemia and also helps in proper blood circulation in our body.
  5. Maintain a Healthy Thyroid
    Copper plays an important role in the thyroid metabolism, especially in hormone production and absorption and Jackfruit is loaded with this important micromineral.
 

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serving tips:
  • Jack-fruit bulbs are unique in flavor and taste; should be eaten as they are to experience richness.
  • Jackfruit slices, grated coconut, honey and banana slices mixed and enjoyed in one of the wonderfully delicious preparation commonly served in southern India.
  • The fruit is also used in jam, jelly and dessert preparations.
  • Fruit slices are a great addition to fruit salad.
  • Jackfruit seeds are good source of protein and minerals; used like vegetables and pulses in curry preparation in several Asian countries.
  • Unripe jack fruit is used like vegetable in the preparation known as "kathal sabzee" in some north Indian states.
 

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[TABLE]
Jack fruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus),
Nutritive Value per 100 g.
(Source: USDA National Nutrient data base) [TR]
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA [/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Energy[/TD]
[TD]95 Kcal[/TD]
[TD]5%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Carbohydrates[/TD]
[TD]23.5 g[/TD]
[TD]18%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Protein[/TD]
[TD]1.72 g[/TD]
[TD]3% [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Total Fat[/TD]
[TD]0.64 g[/TD]
[TD]3%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Cholesterol[/TD]
[TD]0 mg[/TD]
[TD]0%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Dietary Fiber[/TD]
[TD]1.5 g[/TD]
[TD]4%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
Vitamins

[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Folates[/TD]
[TD]24 µg[/TD]
[TD]6%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Niacin[/TD]
[TD]0.920 mg[/TD]
[TD]6%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Pyridoxine[/TD]
[TD]0.329 mg[/TD]
[TD]25%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Riboflavin[/TD]
[TD]0.055 mg [/TD]
[TD]4%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Thiamin[/TD]
[TD]0.105 mg[/TD]
[TD]9%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Vitamin A[/TD]
[TD]110 IU[/TD]
[TD]3.5%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Vitamin C[/TD]
[TD]13.7 mg[/TD]
[TD]23%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Vitamin E[/TD]
[TD]0.34 mg[/TD]
[TD]2%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
Electrolytes

[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Sodium[/TD]
[TD]3 mg[/TD]
[TD]0%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Potassium[/TD]
[TD]303 mg[/TD]
[TD]6.5%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
Minerals

[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Calcium[/TD]
[TD]34 mg[/TD]
[TD]3.4%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Iron[/TD]
[TD]0.60 mg[/TD]
[TD]7.5%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Magnesium[/TD]
[TD]37 mg[/TD]
[TD]9%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Manganese[/TD]
[TD]0.197 mg [/TD]
[TD]8.5%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Phosphorus[/TD]
[TD]36 mg[/TD]
[TD]5%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Phosphorus[/TD]
[TD]21 mg[/TD]
[TD]3%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Selenium[/TD]
[TD] 0.6 mg[/TD]
[TD]1%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Zinc[/TD]
[TD]0.42 mg[/TD]
[TD]4%[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
Phyto-nutrients

[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Carotene-ß[/TD]
[TD]61 µg[/TD]
[TD]--[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR="class: alt"]
[TD]Crypto-xanthin-ß[/TD]
[TD]5 µg[/TD]
[TD]--[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Lutein-zeaxanthin[/TD]
[TD]157 µg[/TD]
[TD]--[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]
 

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Jack fruit sapida super ra irukum nu theriyum. but ivalavu benefits irukka? thanks you Sudha .
 

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