Why jackfruit is good for you: the health benefits of vegan meat substitute that’s so trendy

Growing up in Mexico, Chef Moy had never heard of, let alone seen, a jackfruit. The raw vegan chef, whose real name is Moises Mehl, only discovered the tropical fruit when he moved to Hong Kong 11 years ago.

Mehl works for Nood Food, a cafe chain in the city which specialises in healthy salads, sandwiches, raw food treats, juices, and smoothies. He loves incorporating jackfruit into his own meals and smoothies, and says that he appreciates the ingredient’s versatility in recipes.

“It has a…

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