Apart from its delicious taste, Jack fruit is also rich in important nutrient like vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, potassium, iron, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, magnesium and many other nutrients.

Jack fruit seeds

Its seed are very rich in digestible starch, protein and minerals. In general, the seeds are gathered from the ripe fruit during summer, sun-dried and stored for use in rainy season in many parts of South Indian states. Again, in these areas, Jack fruit seeds can be employed in variety of recipes where they generally are eaten either by roasting as a snack or added to stews.

Strengthen Immune System

Jackf ruit 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.

Protect against Cancer

In addition to containing vitamin C, Jack fruit is also rich in phytonutrients such as lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have anti-cancer and anti-aging properties.

Aids in healthy digestion

Jack fruit is also known to contain anti-ulcer properties which help cure ulcers and digestive disorders.

Maintain a Healthy Eye and Skin

Jack fruit contains vitamin A, a powerful nutrient which known to maintain a healthy eye and skin. It also helps prevent vision-related problems such as muscular 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.

Control Asthma

The root of Jack fruit has been found to help those who suffer from asthma. Boiling the jackfruit root and its extract has been found to control asthma.

Strengthen the Bone

Jack fruit is rich in magnesium, a nutrient which important in the absorption of calcium and work with calcium to help strengthen the bone.

Prevent Anemia

Jack fruit also contains iron which helps to prevent anemia and also helps in proper blood circulation in our body.

Maintain a Healthy Thyroid

Copper plays an important role in the thyroid metabolism, especially in hormone production and absorption and Jack fruit is loaded with this important micro-mineral.

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