Nutrition 1 MIN READ

Here’s Why The Humble Jackfruit Is Not The Jack Of All Trades

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Do you love jackfruit? This tropical fruit has a surprisingly sweet flavour of mangoes, bananas and pineapples. It’s a good source of potassium and vitamin C but has high amounts of natural sugars, which can spike your blood sugar levels. Even though it has a moderate level of Glycemic Index, the rate of Glycemic Load is high. Thus, there are chances of spikes in blood sugar levels for long periods of time.

Make your jackfruit tastier and healthier With These Swaps
• Since it has carbs that will spike your glucose levels, it’s appropriate to choose a smaller portion size, such as ½ cup. This is about 18 grams of carbs.
• Try to avoid eating jackfruit on an empty stomach, as it might elevate blood sugar levels.
• Avoid having this fruit with the main meal and keep it as an after-meal treat.
• You can also pair it with nuts or nut butter to ensure adequate nutrient intake.
• Go for a walk after you eat jackfruit. It will help with proper glucose metabolism.

Jackfruit is a superfood with high nutritional value and few calories. Jackfruit is better to consume moderately. It contains carbs, which may lead to a spike in glucose levels if consumed in large quantities.

Subscribe to Metablog

Get the best, most science backed, and latest in metabolic health delivered to your inbox each week.

Thank you for subscribing!

Please check your email for confirmation message.

    You can unsubscribe at any time, no hard feelings. Privacy Policy

    Loading please wait...