How to Eat a Jackfruit Nutrient-Dense Salad
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Nutrients, such as vitamin C and potassium, help keep your body hydrated, help to prevent weight gain, and protect against colon cancer.
But a salad packed with jackfruit can be loaded with all of those nutrients, as well as many others.
It’s best to start with a variety of ingredients, and to make sure you get the most out of the jackfruit.
“Jackfruit is one of the most popular nuts for salads because it contains vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients,” says Jill Gans, an assistant professor of nutrition at the University of Virginia.
“But there are many other nuts, and some of them can be quite nutrient-dense.”
Jackfruit Nutrition Facts Serving Size 1 tbsp (28 g) Amount Per Serving Calories 180 Total Fat 3g 6% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g Monounsaturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 3mg 3% Sodium 10mg 0% Carbohydrates 2g 0% Dietary Fiber 0.5g Protein 6g 12% Sugars 1g Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1% Calcium 1% Iron 2% Vitamin B12 1% Manganese 1% *Nutrition facts may have been adjusted by Food Network to correct for weight loss.
*Data has been calculated using the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (NVDRS).
Nutritional values may vary by brand, preparation, and source.
Nutrients, such as vitamin C and potassium, help keep your body hydrated, help to prevent weight gain, and protect against…