Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Dragon Fruit Benefits For Heart Health

What was unthinkable when I hear the word dragon fruit ? Maybe that comes to mind is a dragon that usually appears in the fairy tale , which tells of a brave knight who managed to rescue a princess canti , which is in brackets in a high tower . The tower was manned by a dragon can breathe fire . Certainly not the dragon like that . But the fruit that grows on a plant . Called dragon fruit because his skin had scales like a dragon . The original name of this fruit was actually a pitaya fruit . Dragon fruit thrives in tropical and subtropical regions , in the region of South America and ASI . Dragon fruit tree itself prickly as cactus . The fruit is red in color with white or flesh colored dark red , and has black seeds .

The greatest benefits of dragon fruit is that it can help improve heart health. because it can reduce the level of bad cholesterol, and the possibility of plaque buildup in the arteries and veins are very low or even not possible. The content of the dragon fruit is positive can enable HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) nyang koresterol can lower LDL (bad) cholesterol by reducing the receptors in the walls of arteries. According to a study published in the journal Farmakognisi in 2010, the researchers Menemuan that eating dragon sump can help lower the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure. because the dragon fruit membunyai kandugan monosaturade fat that helps keep our hearts in good keaadan. Besides, dragon fruit can lower the oxidative stress levels are high, which is one of the main factors for heart disease. To enjoy the dragon fruit, in addition to the consumption directly, dragon fruit juice also can be made, and can be in the mix with other fruits to add flavor, as the following example. dragon fruit smoothie. 1 dragon fruit flesh take part only 2 banana 3 cup of coconut water 4 cup ginger juice. Mix all ingredients and ready to enjoy. Behind the appearance that a bit extreme, dragon fruit has a flavor that is a little tasteless. Much like a melon, but not too sweet. After know of the benefits of dragon fruit, do not forget to always keep a dragon fruit at home, other than beautiful to decorate the house. The benefit was no less important to the body.

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