Cool Facts

May 13, 2020

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12 Surprising Benefits Of Dragon Fruit You Never Knew

Dragon fruit grows on a climbing cactus called Hylocereus, which you’ll find in tropical regions around the world. The name comes from the Greek word “hyle,” which means “woody,” and the Latin word “cereus,” which means “waxen.”

Also known as pitaya, these fun-looking fruits contain around 60 calories each and are rich in vitamin C, B1, B2 and B3, and minerals such as…