The pitaya, a.k.a. the dragon fruit is a magical fruit that has smooth pulp and taste similar to the one of kiwi and melons. This fruit contains thermogenic features that support 50 calories from fat per 100, meaning that it is optimal for weight loss. Besides, it is rich in tyramine, a peptide which stimulates hormonal production and stimulates the body to use stored glucose and fat is an energy source.
This fruit can be consumed within salads, jam, prepared as soda pop, or sweets. Also, it can be used in yogurts, cakes, truffles, ice cream, and juices.
There are 3 sorts of pitaya: yellow, white, and red. The yellow one is white inside and yellow on the surface. The white one has red shell and white interior. And the red one is red both inside and outside. All of them are extremely rich in vitamins, oligosaccharides, and minerals. All of them are capable of lowering the cholesterol, slowing down the aging process, controlling the sugar levels in the blood and etc. Its greatest components are Omega three, Calcium, and Magnesium.
IT KEEPS YOU YOUNG
Pitahaya slows down the aging process. Being rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidants, it can be also used as a medicine for other purposes. It can strengthen the prevention from the free radicals and the damage the cause.
A PERFECT WEIGHT
It’s rich in fiber which makes it ideal when it comes to losing some weight. Moreover, this fruit gives you a feeling of satiety for a longer period of time. Also, it reduces the risk of getting diabetes type 2.
DIABETES AND CANCER
Pitaya contains high amount of oligosaccharides which prevents diseases like diabetes and colon malignancy. Moreover, it reduces bacterial infections and calories consumption.
TREATMENT AGAINST SLEEPLESSNESS AND ANXIOUSNESS
In 1 cup of water, put 2 tbsp. of pitaya blossoms to boil for 5 minutes. Then, let it cool and drink the tea before going to bed.
REMEDY WHICH TONES YOUR HEART
In 1 L of water, put 3 tbsp. of pitaya blossoms and boil them for 10 minutes. Then, filter the tea and drink the tea throughout the whole day.
REMEDY FOR STOMACH SPASM
Boil pitaya stems in 1 L of water for 10 minutes and drink the tea throughout the whole day.
FIX FOR EDEMA, KIDNEY STONE, AND CYSTITIS
In a blender, put 2 dragon fruits and add some water. Blend until you get homogenous paste. Then, eat it until the pain disappears.
TREATMENT AGAINST OBSTIPATION
Before chopping the fruit into 2 halves, wash it thoroughly. Then, put the halves in blender and add some water. Drink this smoothie each morning.
FIX FOR THE INTESTINAL TRACT
Before chopping the fruit into 2 halves, wash it thoroughly. Then, put the halves in blender and add 1 piece of pineapple, 2 tbsp. of oatmeal, and some water. Then, drink it twice a day for 7 days.
REMEDY FOR LOSING WEIGHT
Put the pulp of this fruit in a blender and add some grapefruit and 1 slice of pineapple. Eat this smoothie on a daily basis before breakfast on an empty stomach.
Put 1 pitaya, 1 cup of coconut water and 1 tbsp. of ginger in a blender. Drink it immediately after blending.