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Should diabetics have jackfruit or kathal

Packed with vitamins, trace minerals, and antioxidants, jackfruits are an excellent source of fibre. But, should diabetics consume it?

According to the World Health Organization, diabetes — a chronic, metabolic disease — “is a growing challenge in India with an estimated 8.7 per cent diabetic population in the age group of 20 and 70 years.”

The condition leads to elevated blood sugar levels which, if left untreated, can affect the eyes, heart, kidney, and many other body parts.

 Organization, diabetes — a chronic, metabolic disease — “is a growing challenge in India with an estimated 8.7 per cent diabetic population in the age group of 20 and 70 years.”

The condition leads to elevated blood sugar levels which, if left untreated, can affect the eyes, heart, kidney, and many other body parts.

As such, those diagnosed with diabetes, or even pre-diabetes, are often advised to avoid or restrict the consumption of certain food items, especially those with a high glycemic index, and maintain their weight. To help you make the right choices, we are here to with one such diabetes-friendly food that you can enjoy — jackfruit.

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