Three essential health benefits of Lychee

During summers, the blazing heat can be quite intimidating but this season has its own peaks as it brings along a variety of delicious and healthy fruits. One fruit that will definitely tantalize your taste buds is Lychee. This exotic fruit is not only delicious but is loaded with health benefits.

Lychee belongs to the Sapindaceae family and the cultivation of this fruit started in the subtropical region of china. Domestically, Lychees are grown in Florida and Hawaii. This heart-shaped fruit is low in sodium and fat.

Coming to the health benefits of Lychee, it is known for preventing cancer, healing cold and flu, improves blood circulation, improves digestion and slows down aging.
Three wonderful benefits of Lychee: 

1.    Prevents Cancer- One of the essential benefits of Lychee is that it helps fight against cancer. Lychee is rich in vitamins and antioxidants that protect the body against oxidative stress. This fruit also consists of polyphenolic compounds and proanthocyanidins, which are more power in protecting the body from diseases especially cancer. As it ceases the growth of cancerous cells.

2.    Improves blood circulation- Lychee is loaded with iron and copper, which help in blood circulation. Lychees are also rich in minerals and vitamins; hence they help balance the blood flow throughout the body.

3.    Improves digestion- This tropical fruit aids in regular bowel movement as they are high in dietary fibers. They also ensure that the GI tract and Intestinal tract are healthy. If the digestive system is healthy, it ensures that the body is absorbing adequate nutrients for proper organ functioning.

Now that you know about the health benefits of Lychees, next time make sure to grab some as they can be a perfect snack between your meals. 

-Akhila kakarala

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