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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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This will further aggravate the situation as carbohydrate-rich foods such as jack fruit that is often consumed by these mothers are easily available even in their home gardens or can be purchased at low cost.
"The jack fruit trees are strong andhellip; most of the surrounding trees had fallen."
The forest of Jack Fruit and other trees used in Thai cooking will be planted in the grounds of M2 T.
Tropical fruits and ice cream: lMango, banana, jack fruit, 30p lIce cream, 25p lTotal, 55p
If you go to Kerala every farm, every house, is a genetic garden: you will find jack fruit, pepper, coconut--up to 20 economic species in each garden.
The latter issue is explored in Uchiyamada's chapter about sacred groves in Kerala, which considers the contrast between planted trees (for example, those used in individual funerary ceremo nies or the jack fruit trees which represent the family) and the spirit groves which grow 'naturally' and contain dangerous and potent life forces.
Called Nuevo American Cuisine, it is a fusion of Latin peasant foods with local ingredients, such as yucca, cassava and jack fruit. It is often called the "comfort food of the Hispanic world."
Whereas, Muhammad Azeem Ijaz said: "Soon the season of fruits like mango, jamun, jack fruit, etc will start.
Their produce included 'batuan' (Garcinia morella), 'camote' (sweet potatoes), jack fruit, coconut, mung bean, banana, papaya, turmeric, pepper and chayote, as well as 'sinamak' (vinegar loaded with peppers, ginger and garlic) and handwoven scarves and shawls.
Khanun -- "jack fruit" in Thai -- packing winds of up to 108 kilometres (67 miles) per hour, was moving west-northwest at 30 kilometres per hour and was expected to graze the west of Kyushu island, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
These included lemons, guavas, tamarind and jack fruit. The stalls with indigenous fruits were less than 14% with lemons being the most popular followed by guavas.