Benefits of Dragon Fruit

Benefits of Dragon Fruit - A super nutritious food that can provide great benefits to the human body, Dragon Fruit which is known by the name of pitaya has a sweet or sour taste. Dragon Fruit is starting to be known for its many benefits. This unique fruit has a pink skin with a layer of leaves that looks like a thorn.

Benefits of dragon fruit and its contents are very good for various things and fulfillment of vitamins and minerals in the body. There are several benefits of dragon fruit if consumed regularly it will bring positive effects to the body.

Nutrient Content in Dragon Fruit
Dragon fruit contains important ingredients namely Water, Fiber, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Protein, Thiamine (Vitamin B1), Calcium, Carbohydrates, Riboflavin (Vitamin B12), Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium, Phosphorus and Iron.

NutritionAmount / 100 gram% AKG dailyinformation
Water87 gNAVery rich in water
Protein1.1 g2.1 %-
fat0.4 g-There is practically no fat
Carbohydrate11.0 g3.4 %-
Fiber0.04 mg12 %The source of fiber is quite high
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.04 g2.7 %-
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.05 mg2.9 %-
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.16 mg0.8 %-
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)20.5 mgNAVery rich in water
Calcium(Ca)8.5 mg0.9 %Contains 3x more than carrots
iron(Fe)0.16 mg0.8 %-

Here are some of the benefits possessed by Naga Fruits:
1. Prevents Cancer Helps Form Red Blood Cells (Hemoglobin)

Dragon fruit contains vitamin B12 (riboflavin) which is very high. As we know in our body, red blood cells (hemoglobin) are needed. In the formation of red blood cells is carried out with the help of vitamin B12 or riboflavin. So the consumption of dragon fruit can certainly help the formation of red blood cells (hemoglobin) in the body.

Dragon fruit contains phytoalbumin antioxidants which are very numerous. This compound can increase the formation of carcinogenic free radicals that prevent cancer cells from developing in the body. Besides the dragon fruit also streams the work of removing toxins out of the body, including poisons that trigger cancer.

2.Useful for Bone Health

It is very important to maintain healthy bones, because bones are one of the important organs in our body. Will experience problems if the bones are not strong bones which will certainly interfere with other important organs. Dragon fruit contains a lot of minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, and iron which makes dragon fruit a good source of food to meet the nutritional needs of bones to be able to stay healthy and strong.
3.Preventing Heart Disease

Very much content that is owned by dragon fruit can prevent and reduce the risk of heart disease. By consuming a lot of red dragon fruit is one effective way to prevent heart disease.
4.Maintaining Eye Health

The high content of beta-carotene makes dragon fruit a fruit that can maintain eye health in addition to carrots. we know that beta-carotene is an ingredient that is very beneficial for maintaining eye health and clarity.
5.Supports the Diet Program

Dragon fruit is a fruit that is high in protein, but low in fat and carbohydrates. For those of you who are doing weight-loss programs, it doesn't hurt to try and make dragon fruit as an ingredient or alternative in losing weight. So that the dragon fruit becomes a fruit that is very suitable for consumption when dieting. The protein content can meet the body's needs and the fat and carbohydrate content is not worrying to disrupt your diet program. In addition, the fiber content in dragon fruit can also help to facilitate digestion.
6.Prevents Diabetes

Of course we are familiar with diabetes, many of us find that some people have this disease. Starting from an unhealthy lifestyle makes humans vulnerable to diabetes. Therefore it would not hurt if we try to consume dragon fruit to prevent and overcome diabetes, because dragon fruit is believed to be able to kill bad cells produced as a result of unhealthy lifestyles that humans do.

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Nama ASLI : I GDE RISKI MSIP, Seorang PNS @ Pemerintahan kota Tasikmalaya tepatnya . Kemudian Blog ini saya buat dan mulai beroperasi pada 21 Desember 2010. Tentang SAYA Jadi masterpulsa Daftar Gratis

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