Do you know dragon fruit? It is one of the prettiest fruits I've ever seen. This exotic fruit has a few health benefits and goes by many names, including pitaya, pitahaya, and strawberry pear.
Originally from the tropical forests of Mexico and Central and South America, it is also found in countries like China and Israel.
Just like its many names, dragon fruit also has different colors. The most common has a white center with black seeds, but you can also find it with red flesh or yellow skin with a white center. Have you ever seen dragon fruit before? Have you tried it yet?
Dragon fruit is a source of antioxidants and contains many essential vitamins, besides being delicious. Its taste is a mixture between kiwi and pears. Can you imagine it?
The seeds of a dragon fruit contain omega 3 and 6, which helps with the production of good cholesterol HDL. The pulp contains high concentrations of vitamin C, which improves the immune system.
Let's see some of the benefits of dragon fruit for our body:
Helps fight diabetes
Dragon fruit is amazing to fight diabetes since it controls blood sugar levels.
Improves digestive function
Because it is a good source of fiber, dragon fruit ensures that our digestive system works correctly and avoids constipation.
The pigments that color dragon fruit also help decrease bad cholesterol levels in the blood.
Helps prevent cancer
The antioxidants of dragon fruit help fight the free radicals responsible for developing cancer cells. It also keeps the skin healthy.
Rich in flavonoids, dragon fruit helps reduce the risk of heart diseases.
Now that you know the benefits of dragon fruits, where can you find them?
Also, how do you eat dragon fruit?
Now that you know how dragon fruit can keep your body healthy, try it and share your experience with us.
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