Pitaya also known as dragon fruit because of its irregular skin and scales.
It has an oval shape, with thorns on the outside. It is very aromatic and tastes very sweet and pleasantly red on the outside.
The pitaya is a treasure from a nutritional point of view, it contains antioxidants, mucilage, ascorbic acid, phenols. It is rich in Vitamin C, it also contains B vitamins, minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, and has a high water content, vegetable protein and soluble fibre.
Pitaya promotes weight loss, it has a component called betacyanins, which according to some studies, could help to reduce weight, improve the lipid profile, reduce insulin resistance and fatty liver.
Thanks to its low caloric value, because it contains a reduced amount of carbohydrates, pitahaya in conjunction with a healthy diet, promotes weight loss. In addition, it is rich in fibre, which helps to increase the feeling of satiety, thus reducing food consumption.
The seeds, which are edible, contain beneficial fatty acids, one of its most outstanding properties is its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant action, the WHO recommends its consumption.
(These fruits depending on the heat in the transport can arrive with the skin not nice, this does not harm the inside to eat is just as good)
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