The nutrients you will get by eating jackfruit


Summer-monsoon in Bangladesh means a variety of fruits. Mango, jam and jackfruit are among them. Jackfruit is our national fruit. It is juicy and delicious. This jackfruit is full of various nutrients. It contains beta carotene, vitamin A, B-1, B-2, C, potassium, magnesium, calcium and other nutrients. Per 100 grams of ripe jackfruit, 72-95% water, 1.2-1.9 grams of fat, 16-25 grams of carbohydrates, 0.1-0.4 grams of fat, 1-1.5 grams of fiber, 175-540 vitamins A IU, vitamin C 7-10 mg, potassium 191-407 mg, zinc 0.13 mg, folate (B-9): 24 μg, beta-carotene: 61 μg.

Jackfruit is very beneficial for the human body as it is rich in nutrients. For example:

1. Jackfruit contains carotenoids. It helps fight inflammation, heart disease, cancer and age-related eye problems.

2. Contains antioxidants called lignans. It helps reduce the risk of heart disease, breast cancer and osteoporosis.

3. flavonoids; This antioxidant fights cancer, keeps the heart healthy.

4. Jackfruit is a good source of fiber. So it can keep bowel movements regular. Helps to relieve constipation.

5. Jackfruit is rich in vitamin C. Which can help protect the skin from sun damage. It fights aging and keeps the skin firm and strong.

6. Jackfruit provides some protein. That can help prevent blood sugar levels from rising too quickly after a meal.

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7. Jackfruit may have the potential to reduce the risk of heart disease due to its potassium, fiber and antioxidant content.

8. The calcium in it contributes to bone formation and helps in blood clotting.

9. The iron present in it helps to eliminate anemia.

10. Prevents indigestion.

11. Jackfruit also plays a role in reducing anxiety.

12. Jackfruit is rich in vitamin A. Which helps to eliminate nightshade disease.

13. Jackfruit contains both iron and magnesium. which may contribute to improved sleep quality.

14. Jackfruit can prevent asthma attacks.

SU/JIM