Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Litchi Nutritional Benefits, Side Effects and it's Precautions

Litchi is very delicate and attractive smelling fruit which is usually eaten fresh. litchi is a fruit with amazing health benefits belongs to Sapindaceae family. It is grown in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world and found abundantly in the summer season. It is loaded with numerous healthy nutrients including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fatty acids and so many. It Juice Tetra Pack protects from various diseases, infections and skin problems by enhancing the immunity power.

Nutritional Benefits of Litchi per 100 g
Energy: 66 kcal
Carbohydrate: 16.53 g
Sugar: 15.23 g
Water: 81.76 g
Protein: 0.83 g
Fat: 0.44 g
Saturated Fat: 0.099 g
Monounsaturated Fatty Acid: 0.120 g
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid: 0.132 g
Dietary Fibers: 1.3 g

Thiamine: 0.011 mg
Riboflavin: 0.065 mg
Niacin: 0.603 mg
Choline: 7.1 mg
Pyridoxine: 0.100 mg
Folates: 14 µg
Vitamin C: 71.5 mg
Vitamin E: 0.07 mg
Vitamin K: 0.4 µg

Sodium: 1 mg
Potassium: 171 mg
Calcium: 5 mg
Copper: 0.148 mg
Iron: 0.31 mg
Magnesium: 10 mg
Manganese: 0.055 mg
Phosphorus: 31 mg
Selenium: 0.6 µg
Zinc: 0.07 mg

Precautions, Side Effects and Disadvantages
Sometimes it may cause some side effects and disorders to the health thus need some careful precautions. Some of are mentioned below:

  1. Sometimes powdered Litchi seeds have unpleasant side effects to the digestive system.
  2. Over consumption of it may lead to the occurrence of fever for unknown reason, fainting, irritated mucous membranes, rashes on skin, sore throat, bleeding from nose and even seizure and unconsciousness.
  3. It Tetra Pak Juice must be taken of while consumed by diabetic person as it is the good source of sugar and cause hyperglycemia.
  4. Sometimes it may cause allergic reactions such as reduced blood pressure, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal upset, respiratory distress, edema on skin, weakness, diarrhea, dizziness and unconsciousness.

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