This tropical fruit, which we call Pitaya, also known as dragon fruit, dragon fruit or dragon fruit, is the fruit of a cactus plant. Since there are different species depending on where they grow, their color may vary. It is generally pink on the outside, has a thick shell, and the inside is white and consists of black cumin-like seeds.
Benefits of Dragon Fruit
► Contains plenty of vitamin C and B vitamins.
► It is rich in fiber. In this way, it activates the intestines and solves constipation. It balances cholesterol and blood pressure.
► It does not make you hungry quickly, as it is rich in fiber and contains little sugar. It can be preferred by type 2 diabetic patients and during weight loss periods.
► It contains minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iron. In this way, it positively affects bone and dental health.
► The presence of vitamin C in this fruit, which increases the absorption of iron mineral, increases blood production and oxygen transportation to the organs.
► It is one of the fruits with high water content. Therefore, it increases the moisture of the skin and eyes and prevents dryness.
► Contains little saturated fatty acids.
► Since it contains powerful antioxidants, it fights cancerous cells and reduces the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases. It strengthens the immune system.
► In order not to exceed daily calorie intake, it is necessary to choose the smallest size.