Top 5 healthy reasons why you must include raw jackfruit in your diet

POSTED BY Jackfruit365 | February 2nd, 2017 | Health

Here are the top five healthy reasons for to you include raw jackfruit in your diet.

  1. Reduce Weight

A cup of raw jackfruit has less than half calorie of two rotis and much lower than a cup of rice, but offers higher satiation due to higher fibre and water content. So you end up satisfying your hunger longer with fewer calories and help you reduce weight without feeling hungry at all.


  1. Beat Diabetes

Unlike ripe Jackfruit, raw Jackfruit is great for diabetes  Through clinical trials conducted at Sydney University’s Glycemic Index Research Service (SUGiRS), it was found that raw Jackfruit has much lower Glycemic Load (increase in sugar/blood glucose level) than rice & wheat. Which means, when you replace a cup of rice or two rotis with a cup of raw Jackfruit, your blood glucose will not increase as much. If you are taking medication for diabetes, you should consult your doctor, you may need to reduce medication to avoid hypoglycaemia. 

  1. Live longer Live Younger!

Jackfruit, due to low acidity, is the only fruit that can be consumed as a meal replacing your regular carbohydrate such as wheat and rice in full or part. According to a study done by National Health Service, UK, low consumption of vegetables and fruits shorten life more than lack of exercise. So when we cook and consume raw jackfruit as a meal, the quantity consumed in one meal itself is more than the vegetable and fruit we consume in a whole week!

  1. Reduces Cholesterol

Percentage of soluble fibre in jackfruit reaches its peak at raw jackfruit stage. Soluble fibre from fruits is the most superior quality and helps to remove cholesterol from your body. Definitely a better, native and responsible alternate to the oats we import from Australia.

  1. Prevents Colon Cancer

Jackfruit is the jack of fibre and when consumed as a carbohydrate the quantity of insoluble fibre we  get per day is much higher than rice or roti. This helps you with great bowel movement and the fibre acts like a bottle-brush to cleanse your intestines to prevent colon cancer.  


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