Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

The Benefits and Uses of Red Dragon Fruit in Food Consumption

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312221,
        author={Widya Hary Cahyati and Natalia Desy Putriningtyas},
        title={The Benefits and Uses of Red Dragon Fruit in Food Consumption },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISMINA},
        year={2021},
        month={10},
        keywords={red dragon fruit processed foods fiber thrombocyte antioxidants},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312221}
    }
    
  • Widya Hary Cahyati
    Natalia Desy Putriningtyas
    Year: 2021
    The Benefits and Uses of Red Dragon Fruit in Food Consumption
    ISMINA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312221
Widya Hary Cahyati1,*, Natalia Desy Putriningtyas1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: widyahary27@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

Red dragon fruit is a fruit that contains a lot of benefits. Dragon fruit can be consumed in various forms, such as yogurt, juice, and syrup. This article is a literature review, where the researcher collects several relevant articles, then they are reviewed, analyzed, and discussed systematically, to be able to make conclusions from the analysis. Based on several articles analyzed, it can be concluded that the way to consume the red dragon fruit are to make it into yogurt, fruit juice, syrup, dodol, sticks, jam, juice, candy, and ice cream. Red dragon fruit has positive effects on health, including blood circulation, neutralizes toxins in the blood, prevents cancer, lowering level of fat in the blood, as antioxidant, balancing blood sugar levels, and treats vaginal discharge.