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1 of fruits

2 Durian In Southeast Asia, Durian has been revered as the King of Fruits

3 What is Durian ?

4 Cutting along the ‘seams’

5 The Pods

6 The Delicious ‘Flesh’

7 Durian - The King of Fruits Many people say the Durian “smells like hell - but tastes like heaven ” Many people say the Durian “smells like hell - but tastes like heaven ”

8 According to : The International Plant Genetic Resources Institute ( IPGRI ) Durian is claimed to have strong aphrodisiac properties, (Rumphius 1741; Baillon 1875; Ridley 1902; Popham 1979 and others ). Favourite fruit of Orangutans and elephants The Jakun tribe in Malaysia travel to plantations and live on Durian for 2 months

9 Rich History of Traditional Use Improved mental mood Aphrodisiac Thermogenic (raises body temperature)

10 The Durian has a 5 Star Nutritional Profile Omega 3 Omega 6 Thiamin Riboflavin Niacin Vitamin B6 ***** Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Zinc Copper Manganese ***** Amazing Properties of Durian

11 The International Plant Genetic Resources Institute ( IPGRI ) states that … The DURIAN fruit is often cited as having a ‘warming effect’ on the body (Rumphius 1741; Malo and Martin 1979), Durian is used as a Vermifuge. ( Hurrier and Perrot 1907, and Morton (1987) Durian is a Vermifuge, Vermicide & an Anthelmintic (De Padua et al. 1978) Amazing Properties of Durian

12 Key ACTIVES in Durian Phytonutrients Omega 3 & Omega 6 Phytosterols & Polyphenols Unique Organosulfur compounds Very rich in proteins including Tryptophan Amazing Properties of Durian

13 Phytonutrients Are natural bio-active compounds found in fruit & vegetables that work together with vitamins, minerals and fibre to promote good health

14 Phytonutrients Statement from… Ohio State University Family and Consumer Sciences Phytonutrients … are they Vitamins of the Future?

15 Phytonutrients Help prevent or treat at least 4 of the leading causes of death cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension

16 Phytonutrients can help … Inactivate cancer-causing substances, Stimulate the immune system, Prevent cataracts. Lower risk for many chronic diseases

17 Why Durian ? Fruit juices can reduce disease risk, states review : Fruit and vegetable juices are generally regarded as healthy, despite containing less fibre than the whole fruit. Europe Amazing Properties of Durian

18 Antioxidant Properties “Dietary Polyphenols through their antioxidant properties, and possibly other mechanisms, are believed to play a role in protecting against chronic diseases.” Alan Crozier University of Glasgow

19 Nerve Cell Protection Many Polyphenols possess stronger neuroprotection than some antioxidant vitamins. Fruit juices delay & help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, particularly among high risk groups. The American Journal of Medicine Volume 119, Issue 9,The American Journal of MedicineVolume 119, Issue 9

20 Improve anti-tumour responses Improve immune recognition of cancer Directly inhibit tumour growth Inhibit Tumour Metastasis Review of the anticancer effects of phytosterolsReview of the anticancer effects of phytosterols. Bradford, Awad. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Medicine, State University of NY at Buffalo BradfordAwad Phytosterols:

21 Blood cells before Durian ‘juice’

22 Blood cells AFTER … Durian ‘juice’ Amazing Properties of Durian

23 Organosulphur Compounds Found in …. e.g. Garlic, DURIAN fruit, etc. Health Benefits of

24 Organosulphur Compounds Health Benefits of Decrease the synthesis of Cholesterol by liver cells ( hepatcytes ) Inhibit Platelet aggregation- the 1 st step in formation of blood CLOTS. Anti-Inflammatory activity Inhibit inflammatory enzymes – cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase. Antioxidant activity that stimulates the synthesis of Glutathione, an important intra-celullar antioxidant Antimicrobial, Antibacterial & Antifungal activity Naturally occurring Sulphur is a component of Insulin, which allows the uptake of Glucose within cells for energy. Together with Thiamine and Biotin, sulphur helps maintain normal sugar metabolism and is effective in regulating blood sugar imbalances. Organo sulphur compounds have been shown to help reverse arthritic conditions and inflammation in these conditions.

25 Durian is high in naturally occurring Tryptophan Natures’ “feel good ingredient” Tryptophan an essential amino acid Rrrequired for the manufacture of :- Serotonin Melatonin and Niacin Amazing Properties of Durian

26 Durian is high in natural Tryptophan Tryptophan ( L- Tryptophan ) is used in managing: Depression Anxiety Insomnia Stress Aggression Pain and more … Amazing Properties of Durian

27 Chart showing meridian

28 Chart Meridian 4 weeks after using Durian juice daily Amazing Properties of Durian

29 Lychees Anticancer activity of Lychee extract against human breast cancer [ Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2006] Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2006 Anticancer activity of Lychee against Liver Cancer [Cancer Letters 2006]Cancer Letters 2006 Amazing Properties of Fruits

30 Lychees Antagonize/reduce insulin resistance, (Sx) Fortify insulin sensitivity, Re-adjust lipodystrophy and maladjustment of glycometabolism, Enhance Anti-oxidation Improve liver and kidney functions Guo JGuo J, Li L, Pan J, Qiu G, Li A, Huang G, Xu L.Li LPan JQiu GLi AHuang GXu L Guangzhou Hospital of T.C.M Abstract at PubMed Abstract Amazing Properties of Fruits

31 Papaya Rich source of antioxidants, B Vitamins, as well as fibre, minerals, potassium and magnesium. Contains several unique digestive Phytoenzymes Amazing Properties of Fruits

32 Longan Wide variety of Antioxidants - Vit C. Gallic Acid, Ellagic Acid. High in naturally occurring minerals Great source of Polysaccharides Amazing Properties of Fruits

33 Mango Provides Antioxidants … caretenoids & Phenolic compounds High levels of Polysaccharides High levels of Phytonutrients Supports Cellular health Amazing Properties of Fruits

34 A Powerful Fruit Combination to enhance your health Amazing Properties of Fruits

35 End Of Session Amazing Properties of Fruits

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