Discover all the secrets of the Dragon Fruit!

Discover all the secrets of the Dragon Fruit!

This tropical fruit has an exotic appearance, and it's recognized for its nutritional properties. Let's see the benefits of eating Dragon fruit.

The Dragon Fruit or Pitaya is a fruit native to Central America. It's a beautiful oval, with spines on the outside and its shell can be yellow or red.

It contains, among others, antioxidants, mucilages, ascorbic acid, phenols. This fruit is rich in Vitamin C, it also contains B group vitamins (such as B1 or thiamine, B3 or niacin, and B2 or riboflavin), minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, and has high water content and has vegetable protein and soluble fiber. The seeds, which are edible, contain beneficial fatty acids. Pitahaya has antitumor, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant action.

The Dragon Fruit or Pitaya is a fruit native to Central America. It's a beautiful oval, with spines on the outside and its shell can be yellow or red.

The benefits of Dragon Fruit

The Dragon Fruit is a treasure from a nutritional point of view. It contains antioxidants, mucilage, ascorbic acid, and phenols. It is rich in Vitamin C, and it also contains B vitamins, minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, and it is high in water and has vegetable protein and soluble fiber. The edible seeds contain beneficial fatty acids. You'll love it (if you don't love it yet).

1. Powerful antioxidants

Dragon Fruit has antioxidant properties thanks to betalain pigments, which fight cell aging.

2. Intestinal regulator

The seeds, rich in essential oils that regulate intestinal transit, making this fruit ideal against constipation.

3. It will help you with weight control

It's a fruit that has a low-calorie content, rich in water and low in carbohydrates, which helps to control appetite.

The Dragon Fruit is a treasure from a nutritional point of view. It contains antioxidants, mucilage, ascorbic acid, and phenols.

4. Hydrates your body

The pulp of the Pitaya is mostly composed of water, favoring hydration after consumption.

5. Strengthen our defenses

The Dragon Fruit is ideal for this fall, because it strengthens the immune system, stimulates the production of white and red blood cells and platelets. It also provides vitamins and minerals.

Peter O Brien

Peter started out his professional life as a restaurant critic but ended up moving to the kitchen, realizing that his passion didn’t only lie in tasting the food, but MAKING it. Follow his delicious recipes, as well as useful articles about the many benefits healthy and delicious food will bring to your life.+ info

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