All About Jackfruit

Jack fruit is a species of tree in the mulberry, fig and breadfruit family (Moraceae). The plant is native to India and Srilanka . The tree particularly thrives in tropical lowlands.

Jack fruit is the largest tree borne fruit and can reach up to 35 kg in weight.

Jackfruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh and is widely consumed and cultivated in the tropical regions of the world.

Jack fruit has a particular sweet and fruity aroma.


Jack fruit is an abundant source of fiber. Fiber acts as a medium for stomach acid to act upon, ultimately lowering stomach acidity levels and preventing heartburn.


Consumption of  Jackfruit can help your battle against insomnia. 100g of jack fruit provides you with 25%  of daily requirement of vitamin B6.

Vitamin B6 is required in the synthesis of melatonin which is a sleep hormone. adequate production of melatonin in the body is necessary for you to enjoy a good nights sleep.


Jack fruit being an affluent source of fiber can help you lose weight.

Fiber absorbs water in the stomach and expands inducing stomach stretch receptors send signals of satiety to the brain ultimately lowering your calorie intake.


Fiber acts as a barrier between toxins in the stool and colon mucosa, reducing their contact time and ultimately lowering  your risks of getting colon cancer.

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