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Saturday, 3 February 2018

Dragon Fruit Benefits

Dragon Fruit is a popular fruit found mostly in Southeast Asia and also known as Pitaya or Pitahaya. It grows on vine like epiphytic cacti of the genus Hylocereus.
The Dragon Fruit, which is released from the breed of cactus., contain good amount of protein. This is the only a unique flower which increases fast at night, it is also a famous as a (Queen of the Night).

Types of Dragon Fruit
  1. White Dragon Fruit 
  2. Yellow Dragon Fruit 
  3. Red Dragon Fruit 
  4. Pink Dragon Fruit 
  5. Purple Dragon Fruit
The oblong shaped scaly fruit is usually dark red, although some varieties in pink or yellow color are also available. The fruit has a white juicy pulp. The outer skin of the Dragon Fruit is thin. It usually weighs between 150 to 600 grams. Calcium rich foods for calcium deficiency
  • This fruit is served as a topping over fruit juices, salads or processed into jam.
Dragon fruit

Dragon Fruit Nutrition
Dragon fruits have a surprising number of phytonutrients. Rich in antioxidants, they contain vitamin C, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and several B vitamins for carbohydrate metabolism, as well as carotene and protein. It also contains properties like flavonoids and flu-fighting.

Calcium is present for strong bones and teeth, iron and phosphorus for healthy blood and tissue formation. By taking dragon fruit in our daily life, we get rid of diseases very quickly. It contains a great amount of protein, therefore it is beneficial for our body. This fruit is also beneficial for heart-related diseases and to maintain cholesterol level in our body.

Dragon fruits have zero complex carbohydrates, so foods can be more easily broken down in the body, helped by vitamin B1 
(thiamin) and other B vitamins.

Heart problems can be cure by photochemical captin, it works as a medication plant, which is present in the fruit itself, and an oil of the dragon seed operates as a mild laxative.
  • The seeds of dragon fruits are high in polyunsaturated fats ( omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids) that reduce triglycerides and lower the risk of cardiovascular disorders.
Dragon Fruit Benefits
When you eat dragon fruit, it helps to maintain the body and  also help to normal function as ridding the body of toxic heavy metals and improved eyesight. Lycopene, responsible for the red color in dragon fruit, has been shown to be linked with a lower prostate cancer risk.

Calories are very low in this fruit, which provides numerous nutrients, such as vitamin C,B vitamins, phosphorus, protein, calcium, fiber, captin, and antioxidants.

It’s proven to lower blood sugar levels as well as blood pressure, strengthen bones and teeth, promote healthy blood and tissue formation, strengthen the immune system, heal bruises and wounds faster and prevent respiratory problems.

Side effects of Dragon Fruit
Eating dragon fruit in moderation because it contains fructose, which may be harmful to your health in excessive amounts. Over consumption of Dragon Fruit may cause slight reddish urine, skin rashes and feces. It is also harmful for diabetic patients, because it contains sugar too much.

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