Eating Langka Will Give These Many Kinds Of Health Benefits





Jackfruit or Langka in the Philippines is very delicious and many people are craving for it because of its unique sweet taste. The jackfruit tree can produce about 100-200 pieces of fruit in a year and it is the largest tree-borne fruit. The jackfruit is a multiple fruits composed of hundreds of individual flowers and it is the fleshy petals that are eaten.

Also, the jackfruit consists of many health benefits and one of those in the prevention of cancer. Here are ten health benefits of jackfruit.

Relieves Asthma

Asthma is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs and many people around the world have this. Jackfruit provides relief to people suffering from asthma.

Treat Digestive System Disorders

Did you know that a jackfruit consists of strong anti-ulcerative properties that can cure ulcers and many other digestive system disorders.

Can Lower Risk of Heart Disease

In the graph below jackfruit provide Vitamin B6 that helps reduce homocysteine levels in your blood and keeps your heart healthy.

Prevents Night Blindness

Jackfruits consist of vitamin A that can really help you prevent night blindness.

Prevents Bone Loss


Jackfruit also have a good amount of potassium and magnesium with these you can have a higher bone density and stronger bones.

Bowel Regularity

Jackfruit is rich in fiber that can give relief and prevention from constipation.

Keeps Thyroid Healthy

Copper is essential to the proper functioning of organs and metabolic processes, especially for hormone production and absorption. Jackfruit is filled with this potent micro mineral and keeps your metabolism rate healthy.

Regulates Blood Sugar Levels

Jackfruit provides minerals such as Manganese that helps regulate blood sugar levels in the body.

Cold and Infections

Many of us know that vitamin C helps prevent colds and infections and one cup of jackfruit can give your body a good amount of vitamin C that strengthens your immune system.

Prevents and Cures Anemia

Jackfruits has many vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, C, E, K, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Panthonec acid, Copper, Manganese and Magnesium that are required for blood formation. With these nutrients, they increase your bodies capacity to absorb iron and help prevent and cure anemia.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional value per                 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy                                       397 kJ (95 kcal)
Carbohydrates

Sugars                                       19.08 g
Dietary fibre                              1.5 g
Fat                                              0.64 g
Protein                                       1.72 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.                    (1%) 5 μg
beta-carotene                          (1%) 61 μg
lutein zeaxanthin                     157 μg
Thiamine (B1)                        (9%) 0.105 mg
Riboflavin (B2)                      (5%) 0.055 mg
Niacin (B3)                            (6%) 0.92 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) (5%) 0.235 mg
Vitamin B6                            (25%) 0.329 mg
Folate (B9)                            (6%) 24 μg
Vitamin C                              (17%) 13.8 mg
Vitamin E                              (2%) 0.34 mg
Minerals
Calcium                                 (2%) 24 mg
Iron                                        (2%) 0.23 mg
Magnesium                            (8%) 29 mg
Manganese                            (2%) 0.043 mg
Phosphorus                            (3%) 21 mg
Potassium                              (10%) 448 mg
Sodium                                  (0%) 2 mg
Zinc                                       (1%) 0.13 mg
Other constituents
Water                                              73.5 g

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