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Health benefits of jackfruit
« on: April 16, 2014, 01:46:45 PM »
Immunity: Jackfruit contains an excellent source of Vitamin C. With a high amount of Vitamin C, antioxidants it increases immune system function. It increases immunity to protect against common diseases like cough, cold and flu. Vitamin C also increases immune system function to protect from infections

Energy: Jackfruit contains high amount of carbohydrate and calorie. It contains a good amount of simple sugar like fructose and sucrose, thus provide a quick boost of energy. Also it has no cholesterol content. Thus it makes the jackfruit more safe and healthy food.

Protect from Cancer: Jackfruit is a rich source of antioxidants, phytonutrients and flavonoid that make it highly beneficial to protect from cancer. Jackfruit contains high amount of antioxidants which protects from oxygen free radicals. Free radicals are produced due to oxidative stress. These free radicals damages DNA of the cell and turns the normal cell into a cancer cell. But antioxidants neutralize these free radicals and acts as a shield to protect DNA from free radicals. Jackfruit protects from colon, lung and oral cavity cancer.

Maintain Blood Pressure: Jackfruit contains good amount of potassium. Potassium is required to maintain sodium level. Also high potassium is required to maintain fluid level i.e. to balance electrolyte. Thus it helps to lower high blood pressure and reduces the risk of stroke and heart attack.

Improve Digestion: Jackfruit contains good amount of dietary fiber which makes it bulk laxative. Thus it improves digestion and prevents constipation.

Colon Cancer: Jackfruit contains dietary fats which help to clean toxins from the colon. Thus it reduces the effects of toxin in the colon and protect from colon cancer.

Eye Health: Jackfruit contains Vitamin A, an important nutrient for eye health. It increases eye vision and protect from free radicals. As it is a rich source of other antioxidants, thus it is highly effective to prevent degeneration of the retina. So jackfruit protect from cataract and macular degeneration.

source:http://wiki-fitness.com/jackfruit-health-benefits-nutrition-facts/
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Re: Health benefits of jackfruit
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2014, 01:51:24 PM »
our national fruit
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Re: Health benefits of jackfruit
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2014, 05:42:36 PM »
thanks for sharing...

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Re: Health benefits of jackfruit
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2014, 05:36:16 PM »
Thanks for sharing. I will try to take more jack fruit.
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Re: Health benefits of jackfruit
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2014, 02:33:21 PM »
nice post!

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Re: Health benefits of jackfruit
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2014, 10:43:35 PM »
good post
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Re: Health benefits of jackfruit
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2014, 11:31:58 AM »
Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Health benefits of jackfruit
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2014, 09:22:04 PM »
Excellent post
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