Homeland of Mexico, Central America and South America, Pitaya fruit fascinates with its health benefits and fun colors. Pitaya, which has been named as 'super food' by nutritionists in recent years, strengthens the immune system with its high vitamin C ratio and cleans the respiratory system with Pinen.
This fruit, which has entered our country in recent years, first took its place in news bulletins and then on market shelves and markets. Speaking about the benefits of Pitaya dragon fruit, which has a high demand and low production, Nutrition and Diet Expert Ahmet Kaya listed the most important features as follows;
1-) Pitaya, which has the ability to lower blood pressure, prevents the risk of high blood pressure, reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases with its lycopene content.
2-) While it strengthens the immune system with its abundant vitamin C content, it also supports bone development with its high amount of calcium.
3-) Dragon fruit, which has the ability to lower blood pressure, prevents the risk of high blood pressure.
4-) It supports bone development with its high calcium content.
5-) Pitaya fruit dissolves tar and toxin formations in the lungs with the Pinen substance it contains. It especially benefits the respiratory tract of individuals who smoke.
6-) It both cleanses toxins and speeds up cell renewal.
7-) It provides the moisture balance of the body.
8-) Saying that rich mixtures can be made with Pitaya, Nutrition and Diet Expert Ahmet Kaya said, “We are going through a period in which the immune system should be kept strong. During this period, a correct and balanced diet is required. The paste-like mixtures prepared with grape seed, turmeric, ginger, 1 teaspoon of honey or mulberry molasses will be very beneficial in terms of creating a great immune enhancer during the coronavirus epidemic and an excellent natural defense in combating COVID. " Said