In your weight loss journey, natural fruits and vegetables are your best allies. You can get everything you need from your food and you can actually eat and lose weight without extreme effort. How can you do this? Of course, by eating the right things.
Jackfruit is not very popular in the US, but people eat it all the time in many countries in Asia. It is one of the biggest fruits that you will ever see, as it is not uncommon to see a Jackfruit that weights about 70-80 lbs. Since it is also extremely delicious and versatile, it’s not difficult to understand why it is the national fruit of Bangladesh.
As for its nutritional value, 100 grams of jackfruit will provide approximately 95 calories and plenty of Vitamin B6, potassium, calcium and iron. In addition, jackfruit contains an incredible amount of antioxidants that will help you lose weight, accelerate your metabolism, and boost your immune system. The seeds are rich in proteins and healthy fats, and if they are dried, you can eat them as a snack or sprinkled on salads.
On a busy day when you don’t have time to cook something complicated, you can simply make a smoothie from jackfruit and enjoy it instead of a snack. If you feel the need of something crunchy, you can make jackfruit chips in only a few minutes by drying slices in the oven. Boil it, add spices and you can eat it instead of mashed potatoes, or cut it in slices and eat it in sandwiches.
There are many things that you can do with this amazing fruit, and you can get all the benefits while still enjoying a tasty meal.