This barbed cherry is not only unusual fruit, but also a very healthy food. It is mostly found canned on the market, but it is best to consume it fresh. Find out why Lychee cherry is so good!
Delicious and juicy it is grown in the provinces of Kvangtung and Fukien in Southern China. Fresh cherries are available from July to October, and on the markets you can find Lychee seed. It looks like red egg and to eat it you need to cut it and peel and then eat it like cherry.
It is great in combination with fruit salads, with plain cherries or melons.
This plant is a real fighter against cancer, prevents the development of cancer cells and the research showed that it is a great protector against breast cancer.
Lychee cherries have very few calories, they are rich in dietary fiber, so it is very important to be found on the menu on those who want to lose weight.
Olingonol, found in this fruit has antioxidant and antiviral properties. The Asian cherry helps to improve circulation, to lose weight and protect the skin from harmful UV rays.
Lychee, just like the citrus fruits contain a lot of vitamin C, 40% more than oranges, B vitamins, minerals, beta carotene and others.
To make a healthy refreshing lychee beverage you need:
5 cups boiling water
Canned lychee with syrup
Add 5 teaspoons of tea to the boiled water and let it stay covered for 10 to 15 minutes. Store the filtered tea in a glassy jar. First, let it cool at room temperature and then put it in the fridge.
Fill the glass to the half with ice cubes, add a few cherries, fresh or canned and two tablespoons of syrup. Fill it with the chilled tea and garnish it with a mint leaf.
You can convert it into alcoholic drink and add a little vodka.
You can make a delicious smoothie from the cherries, if you mix 1 glass of the cherries fresh or canned in a blender, add 1 peach and 1 glass frozen strawberries. Serve immediately.