Dragon fruit is a food that grows on a climbing cactus called hylocereus, which you'll find in tropical regions around the world. The plantâ€™s name comes from the Greek word hyle which means woody and the Latin word cereus which means waxen." On the outside the fruit has the appearance of a hot pink or yellow bulb with spike-like green leaves shooting up like flames around it. Cut it open and you'll find fleshy white stuff inside dotted with black seeds that are OK to eat.Dragon fruit is a low-calorie fruit that is high in fiber and provides a good amount of several vitamins and minerals.These compounds neutralize free radicals in the body. Free radicals are compounds in the body that can cause cell damage."
It's rich in antioxidants like flavonoids, phenolic acid, and betacyanin
It's naturally fat-free and high in fiber
It may help lower your blood sugar
It contains prebiotics, which are foods that feed the healthy bacteria called probiotics in your gut
It can strengthen your immune system