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jackfruit

Largest fruit in the world... can weigh up to 80 lbs! It looks looks like a giant dinosaur egg with short, thorny spines on it, up to 3 ft long! (1m) The orange flesh is sweet and tart, like a cross between a mango and peach. High in fiber. Seeds edible also. Actually related to mulberries somehow. High in vitamin C for virus and bacteria protection, white blood cell support, rich in phytonutrients, lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have anti-cancer and anti-aging properties. Anti-ulcer properties, helps constipation, cleaning colon. Used for healthy eyes,(macular degeneration, night blindness), skin, energy, heart support, blood pressure, asthma, bones, osteoporosis, anemia, thyroid, hormone production. Used as meat replacement (main course) by many.
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The proper growing of jack fruit plants along the state and national highways in Bihar can help the state government earn around Rs 50 billion annually," the young researcher who has submitted his proposal to the state government told the media on Saturday.
British-With-A-Twist Ideas: Inspired by popular British dishes, Betty Crocker has created fun new ideas like Tea Sandwich Flats, Union Jack Fruit Pizza, Bangers and Mash Hand Pies, and a delicious sweet treat mash-up called Frozen Foolish Royal Mess.
Fruits in this category are grapes, avocado, sapota, bread fruit, egg fruit, jack fruit, passion fruit, star fruit, pitahaya, pineapple and star apple.
Coconut, green and yellow papayas, tamarinds, jack fruit, mangoes, bananas, plantains, bread fruit, ackee (a fruit), dasheen, callalou leaves, banana leaves, pineapple, passion fruits, lobster, red snapper, reef fish, conch, tomatoes, pumpkin, corn, curry, allspice, bay leaves, nutmeg, cinnamon, habanero peppers, seasoned peppers and coffee are some of the common signature foods in the islands that you'll find interpreted in different ways, adds Andersson.
Traditionally, the Vishukkani consists of a prescribed list of items including a book made from traditional leaves, gold ornaments, fresh white cloth, a measure of rice or paddy, flowers of the Konna tree, halved jack fruits, halved coconuts and yellow cucumber.