Durian, like other tropical fruits such as Banana, avocado, and jackfruit, is high in energy, minerals, and vitamins. Mix-up #1: Durian and Jackfruit are related. Nope, not even close. Tastes like heaven and smells like hell, they say. This post is dedicated to clearing up whatever confusion exists between jackfruit and durian and proving, once and for all, that jackfruit is not anything like durian. The fruit is made of soft, easily digestible flesh made of simple sugars like fructose and sucrose that when eaten replenishes energy and … Personally, I have a little trouble separating the taste from the smell. Let’s just agree to call Durian an acquired taste, or something you grew up with. 100 g fresh fruit carries 147 calories.

Revered in Southeast Asia as the "king of fruits," durian is relatively unknown in the United States.