Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Health Benefits of Jackfruit - M.M.Mithaiwala




Jackfruit is a wonderful fruit with wonderful health benefits. Its juicy sweet taste becomes even better when you know about the health benefits that you are going to derive from it. 

Jackfruit comes from mulberry family. It has thorny projections outside and soft flesh inside which is  intensely sweet and delicious in taste. It is typically found in South East Asia and finds its origins in India.
Improves Digestion:Jackfruit contains both Soluble and insoluble fiber with soluble content of 25% of the total fiber. Soluble fiber is the one which is digested in our body and provides energy
Bone Health: Jackfruit contains high amount of calcium which strengthens and promotes healthy bone health.
Skin Health and Ageing: Antioxidant rich diet including fruits like Jackfruit have proven to destroy these free radicals to slow the ageing process.
Ulcers: Jackfruit contains strong anti-ulcerative properties that not only help cure ulcers but also prevent a number of other digestive system disorders.
High blood pressure: Being a rich source of potassium, jackfruits are very effective in lowering high blood pressure and controlling the heart rate.
Promotes hair growth:Jackfruit seeds promote healthy blood circulation. Now proper blood circulation is extremely important for good hair growth. Hence it promotes hair growth.
High in protein:Jackfruit seeds are high in protein. You can consume the seeds by adding them to different dishes that you cook. It can replace lentils in your daily diet.
Eat right, be bright


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