Pitaya, also known as dragon fruit, is an exotic fruit that hails from South America, Southeast Asia, and other tropical and subtropical regions. Aside from having an awesome name, dragon fruit is delicious and has a wealth of health benefits. That’s why we offer pitaya bowls in Clearwater that pair this “superfruit” with bananas, blueberries, coconut flakes, and honey among other ingredients for a delectable treat that can be enjoyed guilt-free.
An Abundance of Benefits
Pitaya is known for being chock-full of vitamins and minerals while being low in undesirable nutrients. Each of the below vitamins and minerals are essential for the body to run smoothly and efficiently. Let’s break it down:
Pitaya is high in:
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
Pitaya is low in:
Vitamin C helps your body repair itself, absorb iron, and maintain the skeletal system. Iron is an essential mineral that supports healthy hair, skin, and nails and helps transport oxygen throughout the body. Magnesium supports the heart, immune system, and bones — pretty important stuff.
The fact that you can get these benefits from a single food item is remarkable. And when you order a lei one on me fruit blend containing pure pitaya, pineapple, banana, and coconut milk, you’re treating your body to a superfruit powerhouse that you can take on the go.
Antioxidant-rich meals, like pitaya bowls in Clearwater Beach, fight off free radicals that can cause cell damage, inflammation, heart disease, and cancer. Pitaya contains powerful antioxidants like vitamin C, vitamin E, and carotenoids. One of our hang 10 pitaya bowls contains banana, pineapple, chia seeds, honey, pure pitaya, and vanilla protein for your daily dose of delicious goodness plus a heaping helping of antioxidants.
Promotes Healthy Digestion
If you’re looking to add fiber to your diet, pitaya is what you’ve been missing. Fiber plays an important role in maintaining a healthy colon and digestive system. It also slows the rate at which your body absorbs sugar, which is vital for anyone trying to regulate diabetes. At Kaia Bowls, our pitaya bowls contain pure pitaya and granola for a one-two punch of fiber for your body.
A Bowl of Sunshine
With all of the above benefits, you’d think pitaya would take a hit in the taste department. Not so! Pitaya has a sweet taste that is comparable to a kiwi or strawberry. The pitaya seeds give the fruit a unique texture and CRUNCH that is pleasant and appetizing.
Imagine that scrumptious taste paired with banana, pineapple, coconut milk, and granola. That’s just what you get with our pitaya bowls in Clearwater. Our pitaya bowls can be perfectly tuned to the tempo of your life. Run, skip, jump, or frolic over to Kaia Bowls and get yourself a bowl of sunshine.
Are you interested in trying one of our pitaya bowls in Clearwater Beach? Discover a healthy taste of paradise at Kaia Bowls! For more information, please call (727) 223-3073 or submit our contact request form.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute health advice and is not intended to be a substitute for professional dietary counsel.