Is Dragon Fruit Good For You?

Is Dragon Fruit Good For You?
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The role this exotic fruit plays in health promotion.

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Last year, we learned that there are exotic fruits that we should stay away from. What about dragon fruit? Where do you get dragon fruit from? You can get it dried at Trader Joe’s.

It’s yummy, but is it harmful, harmless, or helpful? Helpful; we just found out this year it has all sorts of prebiotic goodies to keep our good gut bacteria happy.

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Below is an approximation of this video’s audio content. To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video.

Last year, we learned that there are exotic fruits that we should stay away from. What about dragon fruit? Where do you get dragon fruit from? You can get it dried at Trader Joe’s.

It’s yummy, but is it harmful, harmless, or helpful? Helpful; we just found out this year it has all sorts of prebiotic goodies to keep our good gut bacteria happy.

Please consider volunteering to help out on the site.

Doctor's Note

Check out these other videos on prebiotics and gut flora:
Juicing Removes More Than Just Fiber
Preventing Crohn’s Disease With Diet
Carnitine, Choline, Cancer, and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection

And check out my other videos on fruit

For more context, see my associated blog post: Soy milk: shake it up!

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