Recently, the US Department of Agriculture has published unexpected information about Vietnam dragon fruit, a popular fruit that is also the main export fruit of Vietnam to many international markets.
On March 18, the official fan page of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) posted an article introducing Vietnam dragon fruit, the main export fruit of Vietnam.
They are: “Dragon fruit, also called a pitaya, is a tropical fruit that is high in fiber and provides a good amount of vitamins & minerals”. Immediately, the article received many comments, shares, and likes from the Americans themselves.
Up to now, Vietnam has exported to the US 5 fresh fruits, including dragon fruit, rambutan, longan, lychee, and star apple. In particular, the most impressive dragon fruit.
Not only Americans but also many people in many countries around the world love to eat dragon fruit because of its sweet, sweet taste. Not only that, this popular cheap fruit is also good for health, can help cure many diseases.
Nutritional benefits of Vietnam dragon fruit
Dragon fruit is originated from countries of Central – South America, Mexico. Currently, dragon fruit is also grown in many Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Malaysia …
Dragon fruit tree is considered as a kind of green cactus. The fruit is pale pink, white or red inside, containing many small black seeds. Let’s find out why dragon fruit is considered one of the best “super fruits”.
According to the US Food Ingredient Database – USDA, 100 grams of dragon fruit include 60 calories, 1.2 grams of protein, 13 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, providing 10% of the daily magnesium intake (recommended daily intake. , RDI) of the average person.
In addition, dragon fruit also contains many other nutrients such as a mixture of B vitamins, vitamins A and C as well as calcium and iron, according to USDA.
Benefits of Vietnam dragon fruit: anti-oxidant, prevent cancer, good for heart, blood tonic, prevent diabetes, improve digestive system