Jackfruit Protein Drink
jackfruit Jackfruit is one type of fruit-bearing tree that has a Latin name Artocarpus heterophyllus. This plant is still a family with mulberry (Moraceae). Jackfruit originated from South Asia and Southeast Asia. Although this fruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh, but widely cultivated in other tropical countries like Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Uganda, Mauritius, Brazil, and Jamaica.
The term “jack fruit” comes from the Portuguese “Jaca” derived from the Malayalam language (one of the languages in South India) that “Chakka”. Jackfruit is also known as “jack” or “rare” in the Philippines and is a favorite dessert for the Filipino people.
Jackfruit pulp soft textured and easy to digest. Sweetness that comes from simple sugars fructose and sucrose which is a source of instant energy. Jackfruit fruit is rich in fiber food that helps maintain healthy digestion and prevent constipation.
Jackfruit fresh fruit contains a number of vitamins A and compound flavonoid pigments such as beta-carotene, xanthin, lutein and beta-kriptoxantin. These compounds have a role as an antioxidant and in maintaining eye health. Consumption of fruits rich in vitamin A and carotene may also help protect against lung cancer and oral cavity.
Jackfruit fruit is a source of vitamin C is good. In 100 g of jackfruit fruit contained 13.7 mg of vitamin C that can meet 23% of the recommended daily requirement. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin C may help protect against infectious agents and harmful free radicals. Jackfruit fruit contains a number of B-complex vitamins, including vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), and vitamin B9 (folic acid). Contained vitamin B6 can help heart health because it can reduce levels of homocysteine in the blood.
A number of important minerals are also contained in fruits such as jackfruit potassium, magnesium, manganese, iron, and copper. Potassium may help control heart rate and blood pressure, thereby reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke. Magnesium assists in calcium absorption and function of calcium to strengthen bones and prevent bone loss such as osteoporosis. Manganese plays a role in maintaining blood sugar levels. Iron contained in the fruit jackfruit can help prevent blood disorders such as anemia. Copper plays a role in metabolism, especially in the production of thyroid hormones.
How to make a protein drink jackfruit
For 1 serving:
50 g of jackfruit
1 tsp lemon juice kalamansi
2 tablespoons UN Prostar 100% Whey Protein
150 ml low-fat milk
50 ml of drinking water
1 teaspoon honey
How to make
* Mix all ingredients in a food processor or blender.
* Process until smooth.
Nutritional value per serving
Energy: 280 kcal
Fat: 3.2 g
Carbohydrates: 33 g
Fiber: 0.8 g
Protein: 30 g
Tips and tricks
* If you want to winter consumption, drinking water can be replaced with ice cubes or put in a cooler first.
* Drink more protein will provide optimal benefits when taken after exercise.
* Sari kalamansi oranges can be replaced with lemon juice or orange juice
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