All About Dragon Fruit

What is Dragon Fruit?

Also known as a Pitaya, a dragon fruit is the fruit of several cactus species.

How To Prepare & Eat Dragon Fruit

Dragon Fruit Nutrition

  • Calories: A 100g serving of dragonfruit has only 60 calories:18 calories from fat (all unsaturated), 8 calories from protein and 34 calories from carbohydrates
  • Fats & Cholesterol: The seeds of dragonfruits are high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids) that reduce triglycerides and lower the risk of cardiovascular disorder.
  • Fiber: Dragon fruits are high in fibre which will help in improving digestive health.
  • Vitamins & Minerals: Dragon fruits are high in vitamin C, B vitamins, as well as iron, calcium & phosphorus.