Lychee – Litchi Nutrients and Benefits

Lychee Litchi Laichi LichuLychee is a fruit and it comes from an Evergreen Tropical and Subtropical Tree that is mainly found in Asia, Mexico, or South Africa. Lychees are also called Litchi, Laichi, and Lichu. Lychee tree produces beautiful flowers that can be either yellowish white or greenish white. Lychee fruit smells good and tastes sweet. It has a rough and reddish shell that is not edible and can be removed easily. Inside of the Lychee people say there is a Poisonous¬† seed that looks like a buckeye nut. People around the world like to enjoy Lychees in many different kinds of Desserts. People like to enjoy Lychee fruits not only for their good smell and sweet taste, but also because of the high amount of Vitamin C. In about one cup of Raw Lychees people get 226% of Vitamin C, now that is very nice :) but becareful, many candies that are made out of Lychee fruits are artificially flavored or contain high amounts of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS – a very deadly ingredient). Vitamin C extremely supports and improves your immune system, but HFCS (High Fructose Corn Syrup) extremely destroys your immune system, and just because the commercials try to make you believe that since HFCS is from “Natural” corn does NOT mean that it’s healthy. You see, they used natural products to make deadly products just so they could make the foods last longer on the shelves of the grocery stores. So, we recommend that you check out the ingredient list before buying Lychee candy, instead try finding Raw or Dried Lychees without any added poison. The Nutrients in about one cup or 190 grams of Raw Litchis or Lychees are:
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
– Vitamin B9, Folate, Folic Acid
– Vitamin C (Extreme Amount)
– Vitamin E
– Vitamin K
– Choline
– Protein
– Calcium
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Potassium
– Zinc
– Copper
– Manganese
– Selenium
– Natural Fats
– Omega 3 Fatty Acids
– Omega 6 Fatty Acids
– Natural Sugars
– Dietary Fiber
– Carbohydrates
– Calories

The Benefits Are good and healthy too, especially because of the high amount of Vitamin C:
– Improves wound healing
– Prevents cells from damages
– Improves gums health
– Improves teeth health
– Improves Immune System
– Protects from free radicals
– Reduces Aging
– Lowers Risks of some Cancers
– Improves Iron absorption
– Improves Lung health
– Prevents from frequent colds
– Protects from frequent infections
– Supports Thyroid Gland Function

3 thoughts on “Lychee – Litchi Nutrients and Benefits

  1. Litchi is one of my favorites.
    I really love it and enjoyed reading this article.
    You have wonderful site !!!

  2. Sorry to tell you this, but both of the pictures are rambutans and not lychee. The skin of lychee is not hairy, but kind of rough.
    Otherwise your site is great.

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