Dragon Fruit: a nutritious and exotic fruit

Dragon Fruit is extremely healthy, delicious, and an expensive fresh fruit, found in Tropical regions. The fruit has an appearance of pink or yellow bulb-like spike like green leaves hooting up like flames around it. The fruit comes in two variants: red and yellow. The fruit is juicy and slightly sweet.

They are rich in antioxidants like flavonoids, Phenolic acid and betacyanin. They help from cancer and premature aging. It is high in fibre, and can be consumed as a snack. It helps in lowering blood-sugar level and maybe because it replaces damaged cells in Pancreas that makes Insulin. It also contains Prebiotics which Probiotics, a healthy bacterium in gut.

Dragon Fruit also helps with immunity as it is a rich source of Vitamin C and other antioxidants. It also helps in boosting iron levels. It contains high level of magnesium in comparison with other fruits. It helps with weight loss, and ward off anemia during pregnancy and also prevents inflammation. It improves cardiovascular health.

It could be consumed in different forms, in raw form, as smoothie, salad dressing, juices etc.