Jackfruit is considered to be a low fat fruit offering a number of health benefits. One cup of raw sliced jackfruit contains around 155 calories out of which just 4.5 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of jackfruit is 0.5 gram of which 0.1 gram is saturated fat content, 0.14 gram is polyunsaturated fat content and 0.073 gram is monounsaturated fat content. The sodium content in an equal serving of raw jackfruit is 4.9 mg, potassium content is 499.9 mg, carbohydrate content is 39.6 grams, dietary fiber content is 2.6 grams and protein content is 2.4 grams. It also contains some amount of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, riboflavin, thiamin, niacin, copper, magnesium, selenium, zinc and certain other essential vitamins and minerals.
One kg of raw jackfruit contains around 940 calories out of which 27 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of jackfruit is 3 grams of which 0.63 gram is saturated fat content, 0.44 gram is monounsaturated fat content and 0.86 gram is polyunsaturated fat content. Consuming 9 pieces of jackfruit which weigh around 40 grams means consuming close to 190 calories. The total fat content in an equal serving of jackfruit is 8 grams half of which is saturated fat content.
Though preferred in its raw form, jackfruit may also be consumed in its cooked form. Jackfruit chips are quite popular and the calorie content in this form of jackfruit is different from its raw form. Since jackfruit chips are prepared by frying jackfruit the calories are likely to rise. However the number of calories in jackfruit chips varies based on the brand you opt for.
Jackfruit seeds also contain good nutritional value. 100 grams of fresh edible jackfruit seeds contain 98 calories and 0.4 gram of fat content.