What are the health benefits of Dragon fruit?
A short list of these benefits is:
· Improves immune system
· Improves metabolism
· Improves digestion
· Improves heart health
· Fights against cancer
· Helps in weight loss
What vitamins Dragon fruit includes?
Further, it is rich in many vitamins and minerals. A short list of these vitamins includes:
· Rich in Fibre
· Source of Vitamin-C
· Great amount of B1, B2, B3
· Omega-3 and Omega-6
What is Dragon fruit?
Dragon fruit is an exotic and delicious fruit which is often considered a tropical superfood because of its wealth of benefits, and its somewhat under the radar quality that makes it less well known than many mainstream fruits. Some dragon fruits have red or yellow skin (which looks a little like a soft pineapple with spikes) and white or red flesh, but always the beginnings of overlaid leaves, similar to an artichoke, and an abundance of small, black, edible seeds.
Where does Dragon fruit grow?
Dragon Fruit origins in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, and the Philippines, etc.) where it remains an important part of the dietary fruit intake. It was probably brought in by new world settlers and became native to Mexico, South America, and Central America.
How to store Dragon fruit?
When choosing a dragon fruit, look for a specimen with bright, evenly coloured skin. If it has too many brown blotches, or if it has a dry, shrivelled stem, it's probably overripe. If the fruit is very firm, let it ripen a few days until the flesh gives slightly. Dragon fruit can be kept on the counter for a few days; if you want to keep it longer than that, store it in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Dragon fruit is easy to prep, cut the fruit into quarters or slices, and peel off the skin