Lychee is a small fruit with a sweet smell and taste, which is available in the summer. It is a small fruit packed with healthy nutrients. It has rough skin outside while contains juicy flesh inside.
Increases Immunity: Lychee is an excellent source of Vitamin C. With a high amount of Vitamin C, an antioxidants it increases immune system function. It increases immunity to protect against common diseases like cough, cold and flu.
Increases Blood formation: Lychee is a rich source of nutrient that is required for the production of blood. It provides manganese, magnesium, copper, iron and folate that are required for the formation of RBC.
Prevents High Blood Pressure: Lychee also contains a good amount of potassium. Potassium is required to maintain sodium level. Also high potassium is required to maintain fluid level i.e. Balance electrolyte. Thus it helps to maintain high blood pressure and it reduces the risk of stroke and heart attack.
Increases Metabolism: Lychee contains good amount of fiber and Vitamin B-complex which increase metabolism fat, protein and carbohydrate. Fiber rich foods has proved to suppress appetite and increase metabolism.
Prevents Early Aging: The main cause of ageing is free radical produced in our body, due to high oxidative stress caused due to pollution. Lychee contains high amount of antioxidants which is effective to prevent early ageing.
Prevents Heart Disease: Lychee contains high amount of dietary fiber which proves best nutrient that promote cardiovascular health. Also lychee has proved to reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase good cholesterol (HDL) level in blood. Thus it improves the blood flow towards the heart and thus it reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension.