The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.), is a tropical climacteric fruit known locally as langka. It is also the largest edible fruit in the world, and it is rich in nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Jackfruit is a highly nutritious and versatile fruit: It can be prepared in many different ways, such as jams, jellies, ice creams and puree. Vegans also use young jackfruit as a meat substitute. In this article, we will discuss the many benefits of jackfruit for your health.