Artocarpus odoratissimus or also known as marang is a delicious and very healthy fruit. Marang is grown in tropical places like South East Asian countries like Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Phillipines.
Especially in Philippines, marang can be found almost everywhere. It’s similar to Jackfruit in looks and has seeds inside.
It has Vitamin A, retinol (Vitamin A1) Vitamin C, Niacin, Riboflavin, Thiamine, and Beta-carotene. Apart from that, it also has protein, iron, phosphorous, calcium, and carbohydrates.
Marang is great source of energy, but people with diabetes must avoid this fruit.
This fruit can also stand in for a banana if you’re looking for your potassium fix. Because of its high potassium levels, eating a marang can lower your chances of getting heart disease as well as decrease your blood pressure levels.
The fruit can also help ease constipation because it is rich in fiber. If you’re currently experiencing an irregular bowel movement, then this fruit is what you need. You can replace this fruit for banana as it is rich in potassium source as well.
Don’t forget to try it today.