Nutritional Analysis of Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit is rich in nutrition and unique in function, which has excellent effects on human health. It contains plant-derived albumin and anthocyanins, which are rare in common plants, rich in vitamins and water-soluble dietary fiber. Albumin is a sticky, colloidal substance that has a detoxifying effect on heavy metal poisoning. Due to the lack of attention to the treatment and recycling of industrial wastewater and waste, various water resources have been seriously polluted by heavy metals. In addition to direct drinking water poisoning, humans food intake of heavy metal content exceeding the standard is also easy to poison. When albumin encounters heavy metal ions in the human body, it will automatically combine with heavy metal ions, which will be eliminated by the excretion system and play a role in detoxification. Therefore, edible dragon fruit rich in albumin can avoid the poisoning caused by the absorption of heavy metal ions. Albumin also has a protective effect on the sto mach wall. In addition, the albumin in pitaya flowers, fruits, and stems is very good and has excellent stability. The polymerization of these albumins constitutes the main component of the cactus mucus.

In addition to being rich in albumin, pitaya has a more special ingredient-anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are contained in fruits and vegetables such as grape skins and red beets, but the anthocyanin content in pitaya fruits is the highest, especially in the red meat species. It has anti-oxidant, anti-free radical, anti-aging effects, can also improve the prevention of brain cell degeneration, and inhibit the occurrence of dementia. At the same time, pitaya also contains vitamin C that whitens the skin, and a wealth of water-soluble dietary fiber that has the effect of reducing weight, lowering blood sugar and intestinal motility, and preventing colorectal cancer.

Fire dragon fruit is a plant of the cactaceae family, originating in Central America, and has high economic value. It integrates fruit, flower, vegetable, healthcare, and medicine as one, and it is called priceless treasure. In traditional Latin American ceremonies, dragon fruit is a necessary sacred fruit.

Appearance and color: Dragon fruit is the king of fruit, olive-shaped fruit shape, bright red skin and eye-catching, single fruit weighs about 800 grams. At present, there are three new varieties of dragon fruit: red skin white meat, red skin red meat, and red skin yellow meat. Among them, red meat dragon fruit is the best. The flesh is sweet but not greasy. It has a little fragrance in the lightness. The sweetness is 16-18 degrees, which is better than watermelon. It can be called tree watermelon in terms of its structure, eating method, and taste.

Nutritional ingredients: Dragon fruit is rich in nutrients. For every 100 grams of dragon fruit, the water content is 83.75 grams, ash 0.34 grams, crude fat 0.17 grams, crude protein 0.62 grams, crude fibers 1.21 grams, carbohydrates 13.91 grams, and vitamin C5.22 grams., Fructose 2.83 g, glucose 7.83 g, calcium 6.3-8.8 mg, phosphorus 30.2-36.1 mg, iron 0.55-0.65 mg, and a large number of anthocyanins (the most abundant variety of red flesh fruit), water -soluble dietary protein, plant albumin, etc., Soluble solid content is 12% -13%.

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