Summer fruits like litchis make the searing heat somewhat bearable with their wonderful taste and health benefits. As the hot
Summer fruits like litchis make the searing heat somewhat bearable with their wonderful taste and health benefits. As the hot weather may take a toll on your health, the vitamins, minerals and other plant compounds in lychee can help you stave off health issues. Here are all the benefits of litchi fruit explained by nutritionist Lovneet Batra.
Published on May 28, 2022 12:11 PM IST 8 Photos
"Juicy and pulpy, lychee is back in season again. Despite its super rich nutritive profile, there's a lot of confusion on whether or not litchi should be consumed because of its high sugar content. Well, here are all the health benefits of lychees that will make you want to gorge on this summer staple," says nutritionist Lovneet Batra.(Pexels)
Lychee is a storehouse of epicatechin that may improve heart health and reduce risk of cancer and diabetes.(Pixabay)
Litchis contain a compound named oligonol that promotes the production of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide or NO is a vasodilator, which means it helps expand the blood vessels to allow blood to flow through properly.(Pixabay)
Copper peptides enlarge the hair follicles, which drastically reduces the resting phase of hair growth. Since litchi is an excellent source of copper, it helps stimulate the hair follicles and makes your hair grow.(Pixabay)