Benefits of Pitahaya or Dragon Fruit
Good Wednesday to all of you !!!
We start the week with a post dedicated to benefits of pitahaya or dragon fruit.
Dragon fruit is a plant known as pitahaya; It is a cactus that only blooms at night and typically grows in dry subtropical or tropical environments. The fruit can be eaten fresh or dried, and both forms are packed with nutritional benefits.
The pitahaya It contains vitamin A in the form of carotene, which helps strengthen memory.
It also contains vitamin C that helps strengthen the immune system and skin.
This tropical fruit contains a lot of antioxidants that help destroy free radicals in the body, which are molecules that can cause cancer and cardiovascular problems among other health problems. It also contains other antioxidants such as betalains, phenols, gallic acid, and betacyanins, which prevent damage to the skin and other organs caused by free radicals, and can also help protect against a wide range of medical conditions.
Other nutrients in dradon’s fruit They include vitamins B1, B2, and B3, which help provide benefits such as hydrating the skin, lowering LDL cholesterol levels, breaking down carbohydrates for energy, and increasing appetite.
It includes minerals, such as calcium, phosphorus and iron, also in small amounts of potassium, chromium and magnesium.
The pitahaya It is a good source of fiber, which improves our intestinal transit, and its seeds also contain fatty acids that are beneficial to the body.
So far today’s post, we hope you liked it and that you are encouraged to incorporate the pitahaya or dragon fruit to your diet since it is still very unknown in our country.