Marang is a delicious and very healthy fruit. Marang or Artocarpus odoratissimus, grows in Tropical places, just like the Philippines.
You can find this fruit everywhere in the country.
Once the fruit is ripe and opened, it must be consumed right away. It is because it loses its flavour and it also oxidises fast, making it unfit to eat. It looks like a jackfruit which has a bulb-like figure and has seeds inside.
You can also get different health benefits from the fruit. It has vitamin A and C, riboflavin, thiamine, niacin and beta-carotene. Besides that, it also has, retinol, iron, phosphorous, calcium, carbohydrates fat and protein.
It can be a great source of energy because it has carbohydrates that then turn into glucose.
This can also be an alternative for a banana. However, people with diabetes should avoid this fruit.
Risk of having heart disease may decrease because of this fruit because it is also high in potassium and can also decrease the level of your blood pressure. Marang can also help ease constipation. If you’re currently experiencing an irregular bowel movement, Marang can help you feel relieved because it is rich in fiber.