There are dozens of reason why you should eat Pitaya (a.k.a Dragon Fruit, Pitahaya). The exceptional health benefits of Pitaya include:
Raw! – DId you know that Pitaya Smoothie packs are never cooked or heated? Most other smoothie packs are cooked and pasteurized. Our pitayas are picked at the peak of ripeness, and flash frozen to ensure you get the most nutrients. Maybe that is why it looks so bright and alive when blended?
Low-Sugar/Low-carb. Helping maintain healthy levels of insulin in the blood, keeping energy levels stable, a low-carb, low-sugar diet has proven to be a good weapon in the war against obesity. A low-carb diet is essential to maintaining safe blood sugar levels for diabetics, and can help reverse the onset of adult diabetes.
Antioxidants which helps neutralize the formation of cancer causing free radicals.
Fiber to help lower cholesterol, Lower blood-glucose levels and improve you digestive health by removing harmful toxins.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant. Experts say Vitamin C is one of the safest and most effective antioxidants. Benefits of vitamin C are known to include strengthening and protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.
Calcium & Magnesium. Calcium is essential for the body to protect and heal. Magnesium increases the absorption of calcium in the body. Both are required for general health. They work in harmony to help the body in numerous ways to keep illness and disease at bay.
Omega-3s. Research shows that omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and may help lower risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis.
The reasons are almost endless, but don’t take our word for it. Click on the links of any of the independent websites and blogs below to find our more about our (and your soon to be) favorite fruit, Pitaya!
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