Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit. Mediterranean Fresh Fruit 2019 New Harvest
Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit is appreciated in the entire Mediterranean circumference. It is the most popular fruit of Tunisia.
A highly appreciated Tunisian fruit as they call it” Sultan El Gualla” literally the king of fruit.
This exotic, strange and attractive fruit is worldwide appreciated not only for his savor, but also particularly for its interesting nutritional qualities: The prickly pear provides vitamin C, minerals and trace elements. Rich in water, sugars, rock salt, and its fiber content is high and low calorie intake.
The fig fruit is used as an anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antioxidant (stress), anti-ulcer, diabetes (type 2 diabetes), wrinkle (contains vitamin E), Anti-cancer. A supply as varied as useful for a good nutritional balance: too much often indeed, the current food is overdrawn into certain of these micronutrients however essential for a good nutritional balance.
The harvest of the fruit is spread over one 7 months period; since June until December. The prickly pears are thus available on the markets as from June-July until December-January. The prickly pear is exported fresh, dried or preserved
– The Cactus fruit has various health benefits :
|Diabetes Type 2||Prickly Pear reduces blood sugar level by 17%-47% for some people|
|Hangover||One study shows that taking prickly pear cactus supplement five hours before heavy drinking cuts hangover symptoms by 50%.|
|Prostate||Prickly pear cactus may help with enlarged prostate symptoms.|
|Cholesterol||It may also lower unhealthy cholesterol levels|
|Heart Disease||It may prevent Heart Disease|
|Strengthens Bones & Teeth||prickly pears contain a significant level of calcium in every serving|
|Prevents Cancer||Prickly pears have high levels of flavonoids, polyphenols, and betalains, all of which act as antioxidant compounds and neutralize free radicals before they cause healthy cells to mutate into cancerous cells|
|Inflammation||Prickly pears have high levels of flavonoids, polyphenols, and betalains, all of which act as antioxidant compounds and neutralize free radicals before they cause healthy cells to mutate into cancerous cells|
|Anti-aging||The seeds of the Preackly Pear fruit are cold pressed to prepare a beauty oil|