Why consume pitaya?
In today’s article we will give you several reasons to consume pitaya. It is not only because of its exotic appearance, because of the ecological nature of its growth or because it goes well with any dish. Today we are going to discuss the health benefits of pitaya and we give you nothing more than 10 advantages for you to consider. We started!
Nervous system 🧠
The pitaya has high amounts of the vitamin B complex, which is why it helps the growth and formation of nerve cells. Not only that, but it has healthy fatty acids that help with correct connective signaling.
Digestion and metabolism 🚽
Its high fiber content allows us to have optimal digestion and not worry about constipation. In addition to improving the metabolic rate, so we can afford some food whims.
Bones and teeth 🦴🦷
We normally drink milk at breakfast to meet the daily demand, but the fact that milk has a lot of calcium is a myth. Therefore, to complement, we present you the pitaya, a fruit high in calcium and phosphorus, which will help you improve bone mass and prevent osteoporosis.
Visual health 😉
Pitaya contains vitamin A in the form of carotene, which is a long chain of hydrocarbons important for photosynthesis that does not contain oxygen and is healthy for people. Vitamin A is super necessary for correct vision and for the prevention of night blindness.
Another reason to consume pitaya is found in its amount of antioxidants and essential fatty acids that allow you to have flexible, healthy and smooth skin. Something perfect for video calls!
Consuming this fruit will also help you prevent cardiovascular diseases, since it has structural complexes that support the body in reducing blood pressure and reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood.
Immune system 💉
Thanks to its high content of vitamins and minerals, pitaya supports the immune system, improving it and enabling it to better prevent infectious diseases.
Yes! It is also anti-aging. As we have mentioned before, the presence of antioxidants in fruit reduces the presence of free radicals and prevents cell aging.
The high content of vitamins and minerals helps to alkalize the body so that it does not have to steal minerals when it comes to reducing inflammation and improving the condition of the joints.
Cancer prevention 💊🔬
Another magical compound in our pitaya that comes in high quantity is albumins, recognized antioxidants that are famous for their anti-free radical activity. But the most important thing is that they block tumor cell growth and help cleanse the body of heavy metals.
Do you want to try consuming it in an original way? Try one of our delicious recipes.