Breadfruit: It's a Tropical Superfood Packing Tons of Health Benefits! by Joy Stephenson-Laws JD
There is a fruit so rich in nutrients, it very well could end hunger in tropical regions of the world. And the crazy part? You probably haven’t heard of it! It’s called breadfruit. Some of the nutritional benefits of breadfruit include:
- vitamin A
- vitamin B1
- vitamin B3
- vitamin C
- omegas 3 and 6
Just a half cup of breadfruit provides about 25 percent of the recommended daily intake for fiber, and 5 to 10 percent of the recommended daily intake for protein, Hawaii’s Department of Agriculture reports. So if you want to enjoy the nutritious benefits of breadfruit while supporting tropical farmers who are cultivating it, see if your local grocers carry it and try this breadfruit recipe!