Dragon fruit tops the the list of exotic fruit for healthy looking skin.
Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients, which are beneficial for overall health and skin-related problems like signs of ageing, acne and sunburn.
Dragon fruit is amazing for acne-prone and inflamed skin.
This fruit has a surprising number of phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals,polyunsaturated fatty acids, carotene, and proteins. It has zero complex carbohydrates and thiamine that assist in the easy breakdown of food in our system.
It offers more magnesium than most fruits, with 18% of your RDI in just one cup.
Dragon fruit has an incredibly high-water content (a whopping 90%) which is essential in providing hydration to your skin, especially when you have dry skin.
Here’s a rundown of the main nutrients in a one-cup serving (227 grams),
- Calories: 136
- Protein: 3 grams
- Fat: 0 grams
- Carbohydrates: 29 grams
- Fiber: 7 grams
- Iron: 8% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 18% of the RDI
- Vitamin C: 9% of the RDI
- Vitamin E: 4% of the RDI
Make it a point to include dragon fruit in your diet during winters to save yourself from the perils of the season.
To enjoy, add it to salads, smoothies and yogurt, or simply snack on it by itself.