The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), also known as jack tree, is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry, and breadfruit family (Moraceae). Its origin is in the region between the Western Ghats of southern India and the rainforests of Malaysia.
Jackfruit is low on the glycemic index scale, which may cause a lower and slower rise in blood sugar. The fruit also provides some fibre, protein, and antioxidants, all of which may help promote balanced blood sugar levels.
Jackfruit may be higher in some vitamins and minerals than apples, apricots, bananas, and avocados. For example, it's rich in vitamin C and one of the few fruits that's high in B vitamins. Jackfruit also contains folate, niacin, riboflavin, potassium, and magnesium
Keep it at room temperature for up to 5 days or in the refrigerator for up to 6 weeks.