Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Benefits of Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit has many nutrients that are beneficial to human health. The health benefits of dragon fruit include: regulate blood sugar, maintain oral health, reduce ldl cholesterol, control bleeding and prevent colon cancer.

Dragon fruit is usually consumed in the form of fresh fruit or juice, because the dragon fruit has high fluid content of about 90%.

According to Al Leong Johncola Pitaya Food R & D organization that examines red dragon fruit, dragon fruit is rich enough of various vitamins and mineral that helps improve endurance and beneficial to the metabolism in the human body.

Research shows that the red dragon fruit is excellent for the circulatory system, also reduces the effects of emotional stress and neutralize toxins in the blood. Research also shows this fruit can prevent colon cancer, as well as prevent high cholesterol in the blood and reduce body fat.

Overall, red dragon fruits contain protein that can increase metabolism and maintain heart health. They also contain vitamin B1 (to prevent body temperature); vitamin B3 (lower cholesterol) and vitamin C (to prevent illness and nourish the skin). More: health benefits of dragon fruit