Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Dragon fruit facts

Dragon fruit is also known as Pitaya fruit or Pitahaya fruit.
  • The fruit was rich in fiber and vitamin C and also other important nutrients.
  • Both dried and fresh dragon fruit are important to fit your body healthy.
  • Dragon fruit helps to control glucose blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes.
  • Dragon fruit is a superb nutritious gourmet fruit as part of a healthy natural diet. The fruit was loaded with lots of beneficial dietary fiber, nutrients, and antioxidants.
  • It helps to prevent the formation of carcinogenic free-radicals.
  • The fruit loads with Vitamin B2 which acts as multi vitamin to recover and improve loss of appetite.
  • The seeds of dragon fruit contain high polyunsaturated fatty acids.
  • It helps to lower the cholesterol.
  • Great for asthma and cough and the proteins from the fruit enhance metabolism of the body.
  • Dragon fruits are rich in minerals like calcium and phosphorus. Calcium reinforces bones, helps in the formation of healthy teeth and Phosphorus aids in tissue formation.
  • It helps to excrete heavy metal toxins from the body.

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