“A Healthy You” by Amber Crowl – The Health Benefits of Jackfruit Seeds

 

Amber Crowl Commentator on McKoysNews.com

About: “A Healthy You”

“A healthy you” is a commentary post on www.mckoysnews.com, where Amber Crowl [DJ, Host, Writer and Activist] shares information on food & nutrition,  and natural healing using all natural ingredients. Amber welcomes your questions and comments on Mckoy’s News. You can also send emails to [email protected]

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WELCOME TO “A HEALTHY YOU,” YOUR COMPREHENSIVE FEATURE FOR KNOWN AND UNKNOWN INFORMATION ON NATURAL HEALING AND GOOD FOOD & NUTRITION…

 

This time around, Jackfruit Seeds take the cake! 
Jackfruit is the largest tree fruit in the world and It’s packed with nutrients which lie in the flesh and the seeds. More people know of the delicious taste of the flesh and that it has proteins and other nutrients good for the body, but the seeds are just as amazing and tasty.

 

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The Heath Benefits of Jackfruit Seeds

Jackfruit seeds are rich in thiamin and riboflavin which help in turning the food you eat into energy and keep your eyes, skin and hair healthy. The seeds also provide small amounts of minerals like zinc, iron, calcium, copper, potassium and magnesium. They  contain compounds that have an antimicrobial effect, which could help prevent contamination with bacteria that cause food borne illnesses. Eating jackfruit seeds can give your daily nutrition an iron boost as they are a great source of iron which is a component of hemoglobin. A diet which is rich in iron eliminates the risk of anemia and other blood disorders. Iron also keeps the brain and heart healthy and strong.

Jackfruit seeds help in maintaining good eyesight as they contain Vitamin A. Vitamin A is one of the most important nutrients for eye health and a diet rich in this vitamin helps keep night blindness at bay. Vitamin A also promotes healthy hair and prevents brittle hair.The powdered jackfruit seeds are known to give instant relief from indigestion. Sun dry the seeds first and then grind them to a powder. Store this powder for a quick, homemade remedy for indigestion. You can also consume Jackfruit seeds directly for constipation as it is a rich source of dietary fiber.

Jackfruit seeds comprise high quality proteins which aids in building muscles. The proteins we get from jackfruits is free from cholesterol. Jackfruit seeds comprise high quality proteins which aids in building muscles. The proteins we get from jackfruits is free from cholesterol.

Jackfruit seeds when cooked taste rich and creamy and can be used along with other seeds in stews, soups and sautéed to make a tasty compliment to rice, quinoa or steamed vegetables. They can also be roasted and eaten as a tasty treat.

Jackfruit seeds are also great for your skin’s texture. Soak the seeds with some almond milk and honey and grind it into a fine paste. Apply this on your face evenly and let it dry completely and wash off with lukewarm water. 

Next time you eat jackfruit, save the seeds and try them in your recipes for good nutrition and a pleasant taste. You can dry or freeze them for future use and don’t forget to keep your food as natural as possible by avoiding processed foods and artificial ingredients.

 

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Disclaimer 

Amber is not a Doctor. Information and statements made here are for educational purposes and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor.  The views and nutritional advice expressed are not a diagnosis and not intended to substitute your Doctor’s service. If you have a medical condition or health concern, see your physician to get professional advice.

 

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