Jack Fruit is another great fruit from India, Asia, and South America that has a beautiful sugary flavor with wonderful health benefits. Jack Fruit grows from the trunk of the tree and one large fruit can weigh up to 20 pounds, filled with lots of lush orange yellow fruit segments… each one containing a large seed. The fruit, seeds, leaves, and roots all have amazing health benefits.
You can get a boost of energy from Jack Fruit because it contains simple sugars like glucose that turn into fuel right away… thus making it great for athletes. Jack Fruit also contains lots of Vitamins A and C which boost your immune system and prevent macular degeneration, and help to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer. Jack Fruit also contains lutein, xanthin, and beta-carotene all important for immune support and for preventing eye related disease.
Jack Fruit works wonders for preventing cancer with lots of isoflavones, lignans, and saponins which combine with free radicals and boost your immune system for greater protection against cancer.
Jack Fruit contains lots of trace minerals important for thyroid health and for maintaining a healthy immune system and powering your enzymatic reactions. Also contains lots of iron that’s important for red blood cell and hemoglobin production. Plus potassium that’s important for lower blood pressure and maintaining fluid balance. And Jack Fruit contains lots of B Vitamins great for mood enhancement and for boosting your immune system. Plus Jack Fruit also contains lots of zinc, magnesium, manganese and other important minerals for good health and vitality.
This lush fruit contains lots of great fiber making it possible to stay regular and aid in colon health at the same time by maintaining proper micro flora within the gut… thus helping to boost your immune system. Also Jack Fruit is well known for curing and prevent gastric ulcers.
Full of lots of antioxidants this great fruit maintains the health you want for long life and vitality. Jack Fruit also helps with osteoporosis, diabetes, and works well as a good antibacterial and antiviral agent.
Making a tea from the roots is great for anyone with asthma because it helps to create better respiratory capabilities. Jack Fruit is also very low in calories, low in sodium, very low in fat and thus makes a great weight loss food.
Jack Fruit seeds are sometimes called “vegetarian meat” and contain many of the great healing qualities of the fruit… they can be roasted like chestnuts and have a wonderful flavor. They can also be made into flour and used for make bread and other dishes, and the unripe fruit can be cut into chunks boiled and used in soups, stews, curries, and other great tasting dishes and Jack Fruit can even be made into chips like potato chips.
Jack Fruit is one of the best tasting international healthy foods… don’t miss out… try some Jack Fruit today!
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