11 BENEFITS OF JACKFRUIT

jackfruitJackfruit, a very large fruit, found in Mexico is very sweet and nutritious. Here are 11 benefits of eating Jackfruit.

1. Jackfruit has potassium that the circulatory system needs. It helps with the maintenance of the ideal blood pressure and can also help reduce your risk of stroke.

2. This Fruit energizes the body because it contains carbs and sugar. The sugar in jackfruit is the healthy kind of sugar that gets released into the bloodstream at a steady pace, which can keep blood sugar spikes at bay.

3. The vitamin C content in jackfruit helps the immune system. Vitamin C protects the body from bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Vitamin C is also necessary for the health of skin, teeth, cartilage and bones.

4. Vitamin A can also be found in jackfruit that is necessary for sharp vision and healthy eyes.

5. The bright yellow color of the jackfruit contains pigments that have anti-cancer properties. These pigments act as antioxidants because they eliminate free radicals that can cause healthy cells to mutate and cause cancer.

6. Jackfruit helps with the slowing of the aging process. Eating this fruit is great for saving your youthful look and keeping premature signs of skin aging at bay.

7. Calcium and magnesium can be found in jackfruit. Calcium and magnesium are essential for the teeth and bones.

8. The iron in jackfruit is necessary for the production of red blood cells, which makes this fruit tasty and effective for anemia.

9. Copper can be found in jackfruit. Copper is helpful with the thyroid glands because it helps with the normal production of hormones, and it wards off depression, anxiety and panic attacks.

10. The dietary fiber in jackfruit promotes regular bowel movements, which saves you from being constipated. It is also a good idea to eat this fruit if you suffer from digestive disorders like acid reflux and ulcers.

11. The antioxidants in jackfruit help clean toxins from the colon which keeps the gut healthy. Keeping the gut healthy is important for keeping away cancer. Jackfruit can also help alleviate and prevent piles. Piles are hemorrhoids in the anal area.

 

Jackfruit cut

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is especially tasty

with vanilla ice cream.

 

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Information gleaned from a newsletter, TROPICAL TIDBITS AND TUESDAY, produced by my friend ROSA

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