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Dragon fruit

The title speaks for itself .Dragon fruit is definitely bae. One of the prettiest and tastiest fruit i have come across. Coming from America these fruits are not found locally in most grocery markets like apples and bananas. In fact, I don’t think i would have ever come across this fruit if i did not start my Healthy eating life style change. My trips to the farmers market have been miraculous ! The farmers market is where i came across this fruit. There is a particularly big farmers market in my area that serves fruits, foods, grains, herbs etc from all different parts of the world. One day i Went to the market to do the usual grabs my apples, bananas, spelt pasta, wild rice, mangoes ,seeded grapes and of course other little things. But this fruit caught my eye. It was aesthetically pleasing to they eye, almost like it was not meant to be eaten. I’m not usually one to try new things but I had to give this a new try.

The first time I tasted this fruit it was like i Was floating on air. It was sweet and moist. It just like melted in my mouth. It has like a trillion seeds in it, which i love! I only eat fruits with seeds and i enjoy eating the seeds. This fruit taste better than any candy! it will have you hooked. The first dragon fruit i had was the yellow one. The yellow dragon fruit is the sweetest of all the dragon fruits and has fewer seeds than the pink one. Both are undoubtedly delicious.

Facts and benefits of Dragon fruit:

It is recommended to do your own research on the fruit to find out more.

  • strengthens your immune system
  • Has a great source fiber
  • Great source of magnesium
  • High in nutrients
  • promotes healthy gut

where does the dragon fruit come from?

the fruit is native to southern Mexico and central America.

Ready to fall in love?

If you are ready to fall head over heels I suggest you go and try this astonishing fruit It will not disappoint. This fruit is a must on my grocery list when i go to farmers market It is a bit pricey but worth it. I rather spend money on fruits and food that will aid my health, than to eat food that will harm my body. My suggestion is that you(The reader)go and try a Dragon fruit today.

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staying healthy and happy

My journey to having a healthier lifestyle

There first key to happiness is believing and having a connection with the almighty. The next key to happiness is having good health. In order to have good health you have to eat right. Around the time of Ramadan ( April 26) something in me awakened, I wanted to change my lifestyle completely. I have been feeling completely elated since i changed the way i eat. From fried foods, fast food, snack and pizza i would constantly feel fatigued , lazy and even unmotivated at times. on top of all that i gained alot of weight.

My thoughts became scattered and anxiety heightened. With fasting 30 days in Ramadan i felt the clarity, not eating for the whole day gave me a new feeling. Like i was not being weighed down. My mind was able to focus. Food is medicine it can either help you or hurt you. Since April 2020, i have been on a lifestyle change it is almost July 2020! I have eliminated meats, sugar, dairy , processed foods and eating out completely. I would not say i am a vegan, or even a vegetarian but, i have been incorporating alot of Alkaline foods into my diet and consuming no other drinks besides water, herbal teas and tonics. I will have a piece of salmon or fish maybe 3 times out the month. I also only eat one meal a day. I have a fruit or vegetable smoothie in the morning for breakfast and eat one meal around mid afternoon to keep me for the day. what has helped me alot through this journey is prayer and you-tube. There is so many amazing recipes and tips on you-tube on healthy meals for plant- based, vegan and vegetarians. I use think eating healthy was boring and i don’t really like salads. You-tube has opened me to the world of fried oyster mushrooms which taste better than fried chicken, vegan pizza with homemade non-dairy almond cheese, plant-based burgers and so much more. Eating healthy is not so boring after all. InshAllah ( God-willing) i will be starting a juice cleanse starting July 1, 2020 until July 7 2020. This is going to really strengthen and cleanse my body. During this week I will only be consuming liquids and smoothies.

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