If you love fruits, you would want to try out the exotic variety out there.There’s one I highly recommend and that’s dragon fruit. And let me assure you this fruit doesn’t carry any tales from the East Asia. I will tell you more about its origin later, but before that, I must tell you that the dragon fruit offers numerous health benefits.
Dragon Fruit Low in cholesterol but great for that sweet tooth. Monounsaturated fats keep the heart healthy. High fiber and protein for regularity. Rich antioxidants keep the skin tight and prevent cancer Protects chemically treated hair. Mash and use as a face cream. Soothe sunburned skin.
Pitaya or dragon fruit, as it is more commonly known as, is a fruit native to South America. Over time, its cultivation has spread to South Eastern Asia as well, and it is quite a common fruit in the countries of China, Thailand, and Vietnam. The dragon fruit gets its name from the way its peel looks – like the skin of a dragon, yellow or red with green scales.
Khaleesi can keep her dragons — we prefer the fruit variety. As one of the prettiest fruits, it makes sense that dragon fruit would make one of the prettiest smoothie bowls. Paired with shredded coconut, sliced figs, goji berries, jackfruit and cacao nibs, you can't go wrong. Get the recipe at Nutrition Stripped.