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A wealth of B vi­ta­mins are found in dragon fruit, in­clud­ing B1, B2 and B3 for im­proved im­mune func­tion as well as vi­ta­min B12 for en­ergy, con­cen­tra­tion, im­proved mood and red blood cell pro­duc­tion. High-Pro Smoothie Bowl: Blend to­gether 1 cup frozen mango cubes, 1 cup frozen pineap­ple cubes, 1 packet frozen pitaya puree, 2 hand­fuls spinach, ½ peeled kiwi, ½ cup al­mond milk and 1 scoop plain or vanilla pro­tein pow­der. Top with gra­nola or fresh fruit.

AS A GOOD-GUT SIDE The oligosac­cha­rides found in dragon fruit act as pre­bi­otics, im­prov­ing di­ges­tion and gut health, con­trol­ling weight gain, and pre­vent­ing car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­eases and cancer, ac­cord­ing to re­search pub­lished in 3 Biotech. Dragon fruit also con­tains 1 gram of fiber (per 100 grams), aid­ing di­ges­tion and nor­mal­iz­ing blood sugar. Dragon Fruit Salad: To a large bowl, add 2 cups chopped dragon fruit, 1 pint halved straw­ber­ries, 1 pint blue­ber­ries, 1 pint black­ber­ries and 6 fresh mint leaves, finely shred­ded. Whisk to­gether 2 ta­ble­spoons honey and 1⁄8 cup olive oil, then driz­zle over salad. Stir gen­tly and re­frig­er­ate 1 hour.

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