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Everything you've always wanted to know about jackfruit!

Surely you have heard about this fruit and it is likely that it causes you confusion and you want to know more. The jackfruit is so versatile that it will never cease to amaze us! We made this article so you can learn everything you've ever wanted to know about this super fruit.

What is jackfruit?

Jackfruit is a fruit of Asian origin, the largest in the world. It has been known since ancient and millenary times. In India and Southeast Asia, jackfruit has been eaten as an alternative to meat.

What are its health benefits?

Jackfruit is noted for its high nutritional and medicinal value. It is considered a super fruit since it contains:

  • Vitamin A:
    • Protects tissue health
    • excellent for the skin
  • B-complex:
    • Keeps metabolism active
    • prevents anemia
    • Promotes the proper functioning of the nervous system
  • Vitamin C:
    • Promotes immune system health
    • Helps heal wounds

Besides:

  • Due to its alkaline nature, it regulates the PH of the body
  • Protects against cancer
  • Helps proper digestion
  • Maintains healthy eyes and skin
  • powerful antioxidant
  • Maintains a healthy thyroid
  • Increase energy
  • strengthens the bones

Why is it used as an alternative to animal meat if it is a fruit?

Jackfruit is so versatile that it doesn't always have to be eaten as a fresh fruit.

The green jackfruit It is excellent for preparing savory dishes. Because of its unique texture and easy absorption of flavors, jackfruit meat is the best alternative to meat. We dehydrate it when it is green and we send it to you ready to cook. It is simply boiled for 10-15 minutes and the desired ingredients and sauce are added. It can be prepared in mole, pastor, tinga, pibil, in mixiotes, tamales, tacos, tortas, ceviches, salads, with green, red, or poblana sauce... The options are endless!

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