Jack Fruit is the largest tree fruit in the world. It generally grows in Asia, Africa, and South America. Tropical lowlands are best suited for jackfruit cultivation, and it is extensively cultivated in tropical regions worldwide.
One can eat them in both ripe and unripe forms. For consuming jackfruit in its unripe form, it needs to be cooked. Jack fruit can be used to prepare desserts like puddings & ice creams.
Jackfruit is an exotic fruit that can be eaten both in ripen and raw. It has a spiky outer skin which is green when it is raw and turns yellow as it ripens. It is eaten both as a fruit and a vegetable. It has sweet fruity taste when consumed as a fruit whereas it has a shredded meat like texture that makes it perfect to prepare curry. The seeds of jackfruits are extremely nutritious and can be cooked into curries or served as a side-dish.
Jackfruit is a nutrient-filled fruit which is often used as a substitute for meat. It is filled with fibers and thus improves your digestion. It is known to cure constipation. It is the store house for vitamin A and C which protects against viral infections. It is also a good source of antioxidants which helps in improving immunity. It has a moderate amount of potassium which helps in regulating the blood pressure and thus reduces the risk of heart stroke. It is a rich source of calcium which helps in making your bone stronger, it also has magnesium which helps in absorption of calcium.
One cup of sliced raw jackfruit has:
Helps in Controlling Blood Sugar
Helps in Digestion
Good for Skin
Builds strong immune system