Jackfruit is one of the largest growing fruits. One fruit can reach up to 100 pounds in size with a sweet aroma coming from it and a green rough textured skin on the outside. The flesh of this cancer fighting fruit is fibrous and starchy with a yellowish whitish color. Many compare its flavor and texture to a combination of fruit such as banana, pineapple and mango all mixed together.
How does jackfruit fight cancer?
Jackfruit contains high amounts of vitamin C and B complex vitamins that are essential for immune system health. Without your immune system, cancer and illness would invade the body quickly.
The super fruit also contains high amounts of fiber and calcium, which are necessary for prevent cancers of the digestive system and one particular being colon cancer. Without fiber, the waste within the body would hangout longer and leak toxins into it cause free radical cells to form that lead to cancer and diseases.
This starchy fruit contains phytonutrients as well. Phytonutrients are antioxidants that help prevent cancer cells from even forming, protect your DNA from damage and can even help slow down the aging process.
Not only does jackfruit contain a high number of vitamins, antioxidants and fiber, but it contains loads of minerals essential for nourishing all the other systems of the body too. Some of the highest amounts of minerals in jackfruit are magnesium, potassium, iron, manganese, calcium, zinc, selenium, copper and phosphorus. These minerals are necessary for supporting immune system and nervous system health. Without them, your body would suffer from high amounts of physical and mental stresses that cause cancer cells and illness to form. This is why reducing stress levels within the body is essential. After all, stress is one of the main culprits of cancer and other illnesses forming.
Where can you find the fruit?
You can find this fruit at farmer’s market in South Asia, India, and Brazil. Some grocery stores within the United States and other places around the world carry it in their local grocery stores if the fruit is in season and you want to get your hands on one to enjoy some of the cancer fighting properties it can provide to the body.