AMAZING PROVEN HEALTH BENEFITS OF JACKFRUIT
JACKFRUIT FOR CANCER PREVENTION
Free Radicals that are formed in the body due to oxidative stress which damages the DNA of cells and produces cancer cell and it is the most common reason for creation of cancer cells.
The Antioxidants in Jackfruit protect the body from free radicals as they neutralize these free radicals and hence protecting the DNA from its damage.
Jackfruits also consists of phytonutrients which are natural chemicals which has the ability to fight cell irregularities and flavonoids which are natural pigments that are powerful in preventing carcinogenic progress. Jackfruit thus provides protection against many forms of cancers including, lung and oral cavity cancers. Since high on dietary fats which cleanses toxins from the colon, it reduces the effect of toxin in the colon and prevents colon cancer.
Infact in Kerala and the Southern Canara Region of India, Jackfruit is a local seasonal fruit and was naturally part of the regular home diet. This was one of the reason why this part of India was traditionally almost cancer free till 1970s and 80s untill the explosive growth of processed food industry and the advertisement movements that showed Coconut Oil as a Villain altered their traditional food habits.
People who have been diagnosed to have higher risks for cancer should consume jackfruit during the season atleast thrice a week.
PROVIDES IMMUNITY AND KEEPS CIRCULATORY SYSTEM IN GOOD HEALTH
Being a great source of Vitamin C and Antioxidants, It strengthens syour immune system protects the body from common diseases, infectious cough, cold and viral flu.
Potassium in Jackfruit maintains sodium level in the body. Replenishing a good level of potassium in the body helps balance electrolytes. Hence, it is useful to reduce high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack.
PREVENTS AND CURES ANEMIA
The nutritional profile of Jackfruits constitute Vitamin A, C, E, K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic acid and metals like Copper, Manganese and Magnesium Niacin, which are essential for blood formation and enhances body’s capacity to absorb iron,
hence prevents and cures anemia.
In my next posting on this next week, i will explain how Jackfruit is beneficial for Hair, Anti Ageing, Eyes and for Diabetics, body detoxification. I will also address, how to consume (including the seeds and its benefits) and in what quantities to consume in order to derive the best health benefits out of this wonder fruit.