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Jack Fruit

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Benefits of including Jackfruit in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Jackfruit. Health Benefits
Heart care, Prevents constipation, Regulation of heart rate, Treatment of colonic diseases and Cancer prevention
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Other General benefits of consuming Jackfruit. General Benefits
Controls blood pressure, Cures cough, Digestive aid, Flu treatment, Improves eye vision and Treatment of common cold
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Benefits of Jackfruit for skin. Skin Benefits
Brightens and lightens complexion and Reduces wrinkles
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Benefits of Jackfruit for hair. Hair Benefits
Promotes longer and healthier hair and Regulates hair growth
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Jackfruit Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Jackfruit fruit. Allergy Symptoms
Abdominal Cramps, Diarrhea, Skin Rashes, Swelling Of Mouth, Tongue Or Lips and Vomiting
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Undesirable effects of Jackfruit on body. Side Effects
Allergic Reaction and Coagulation
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It tells you whether Jackfruit is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Jackfruit is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Jackfruit is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Jackfruit. Best Time to Eat
  • Morning time (before lunch)
  • Along with meal
  • As a snack in the late afternoon
  • Eat the fresh ones, avoid mixing with any other foods, don't eat after meal.
  • Don't consume at night and before bed
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Jackfruit is the amount for which the nutrients present in Jackfruit are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
23.30 g
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10
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
1.50 g
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
19.08 g
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4
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
1.72 g
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12
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.07
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20
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
5.00 mcg
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30
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.11 mg
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5
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.06 mg
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17
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
0.92 mg
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10
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Part of an enzyme important for nervous system, digestive system, and skin health. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
0.24 mg
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23
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.33 mg
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2
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
24.00 mcg
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
13.80 mg
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.34 mg
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22
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
0.00 mcg
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9
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
157.00 mcg
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5
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.64 g
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21
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
448.00 mg
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8
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
0.23 mg
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
2.00 mg
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18
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
24.00 mg
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19
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
29.00 mg
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6
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.13 mg
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20
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
21.00 mg
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24
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Type of mineral needed for enzyme structure. Helps to maintain healthy bone structure & protects skin against UV light. Manganese
0.04 mg
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47
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.08 mg
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31
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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Type of fatty acid which lowers the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in the blood. Omega 3s
158.00 mg
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4
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Type of fatty acid which plays an important role in cell regulation, structure and protection. Omega 6s
30.00 mg
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43
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
73.46 g
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
0.94 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Jackfruit is the amount for which the calories present in Jackfruit are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
95.00 kcal
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
97.00 kcal
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
258.64 kcal
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
92.00 kcal
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Calorie count of different Jackfruit items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Jackfruit juice. Calories in Juice
70.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Jackfruit jam. Calories in Jam
250.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Jackfruit Pie. Calories in Pie
200.00 kcal
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Features of Jackfruit that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Jackfruit belongs! Type
Tree Fruit, Tropical
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Time of the year when Jackfruit is available. Season
Autumn, Monsoon and Summer
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Different types of Jackfruit. Varieties
Black Gold, Cheena, Cochin, Dang Rasimi, Golden Nugget and Golden Pillow
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Jackfruit is found. Color
Dark Green, Golden Yellow, Green, Indigo, Magenta and Yellowish-Orange
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
Yellow
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External appearance of Jackfruit. Shape
Oval
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How Jackfruit feels in your mouth! Texture
Fibrous
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Taste of Jackfruit. Taste
Sweet
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Jackfruit. Origin
India
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
Trees
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Jackfruit Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Jackfruit. Soil Type
Clay Loam, Porous, Sandy and Well-Drained
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
6-7.5
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Jackfruit. Climatic Conditions
Humid and Warm
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Interesting facts about Jackfruit. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Jackfruit. Facts about Jackfruit
  • There are up to 500 seeds in Jackfruit & these seeds are edible.
  • Root extracts of Jackfruit tree is used to treat diarrhea, fever and asthma.
  • The taste of jackfruit is combination of mango, banana, melon and papaya.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Jackfruit or not. Jackfruit In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Jackfruit. Wine
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Use of Jackfruit in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Jackfruit or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Jackfruit or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Jackfruit. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Jackfruit. Top Producer
India
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Other countries that are known producers of Jackfruit. Other Countries
Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal and Thailand
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Country which imports Jackfruit on a large scale. Top Importer
United States Of America
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Country which exports Jackfruit on largest scale Top Exporter
India
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Jackfruit. Botanical Name
Artocarpus heterophyllus
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The alternate name of Jackfruit. Synonym
Artocarpus heterophylla or Artocarpus integra or Artocarpus integrifolia
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Magnoliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Alismidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Rosales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Moraceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Artocarpus
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
A. heterophyllus
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Generic group of Jackfruit. Generic Group
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What are the General Benefits of Jackfruit?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Jackfruit Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Jackfruit? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: heart care, prevents constipation, regulation of heart rate, treatment of colonic diseases and cancer prevention. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: promotes longer and healthier hair and regulates hair growth. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are allergic reaction and coagulation. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Jack fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Jackfruit

It is important to know the nutrition details of Jackfruit to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Jack fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: Not Available and calories in frozen fruit are 97.00 kcal. Thus, we can say that Jackfruit belongs to High Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Jackfruit jam is 250.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Jackfruit are 23.30 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 1.50 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Jackfruit in 13.80 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 448.00 mg and 24.00 mg.

Jackfruit Taxonomy

Jackfruit taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Jack fruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Jackfruit as it is a combination of genus (Artocarpus) and species (A. heterophyllus). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Alismidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Jackfruit is Moraceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Jackfruit

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Jackfruit that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Jackfruit Facts are:

  • There are up to 500 seeds in Jackfruit & these seeds are edible.
  • Root extracts of Jackfruit tree is used to treat diarrhea, fever and asthma.
  • The taste of jackfruit is combination of mango, banana, melon and papaya.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Black Gold, Cheena, Cochin, Dang Rasimi, Golden Nugget and Golden Pillow. It is not available in seedless variety.