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.