Health & Lifestyle

Litchi Health Benefits: Weight loss to Beautiful skin

Pritam Kashyap
Pritam Kashyap

Famous for its sweet and succulent royal litchi which is loaded with vitamin C, vitamin D, magnesium, riboflavin, copper, phosphorus and water. It can offer some amazing health benefits to you.

This fruit can offer you multiple health benefits too. From skin benefits to better immunity, litchi can be beneficial to your health in several ways. It is also widely used to prepare juices, jelly and other drinks. It is also high in water content so it protects the body from dehydration also.

Eating litchi during the season has immense benefits. Let us tell you how Lychee can make you healthy-

  • Boosts immunity

 According to news from The Health Site, litchi is rich in vitamin-C. Due to this, it is also a source of natural antioxidants. In this case, this element protects against infection by increasing immunity. Also reduces the effect of increasing age. This makes the skin shiny. Lychee is also used to prevent asthma.Both the fruit of litchi and its leaves help fight cancer. Due to its immunity, it helps in keeping the body away from diseases.

  • Promotes weight loss

Litchi fruit contains fibre that can help in weight loss. Fibre keeps you full for longer resulting in less calorie consumption. The high water content of litchi also promotes weight loss.Due to the elements of oligonol, fibre and water in litchi, it helps in removing toxins from the body, thereby controlling weight. Besides, it also has the property of catharsis, whichhelps reduceweight.

  • Good for your skin

This fruit has some beauty benefits too. Several properties of litchi can benefit your skin health. Vitamin C in litchi can boost skin health and prevent the signs of ageing. Antioxidants present in it can also help fight oxidative stress.The ripe litchi fruit is beneficial in avoiding the damage that the skin gets from the sun's ultraviolet rays, as it has cold and planting properties, which reduces the effect of ultraviolet rays from the skin.

  • May help maintain healthy blood pressure

Potassium is popularly consumed to fight hypertension effectively. Adding litchi to your diet can provide you with potassium that can result in controlled blood pressure.

The Nutrition Index 100 grams of Litchi contain 72 mg of vitamin-C. Besides, it contains 66 Kcal energy, 5 mg calcium, 10 mg magnesium etc.It also contains mineral salts like carbohydrates, vitamin-A, C and B complex, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron. It is extremely low in saturated fat and sodium.

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