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A Sweet Lychee Trivia for Your Taste Buds

Priya Johnson Dec 17, 2020
How much do you know about the nutritional benefits of eating lychees. Come let's find out!
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Lychee is low in calories, which is why it assists in weight loss. In every 100 grams of lychee, there are only 66 calories.
Quick Information
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Interesting Fact
Sapindaceae or Soapberry is a family comprising 138 genera and 1858 species and is called soapberry due to the soap-like qualities in their leaves or seeds.
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Eat lots of lychees for younger-looking skin. The antioxidants in lychees will keep wrinkles, age spots, etc. at bay.
Quick Tip
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Lychees are high in two C's. The Vitamin C content in lychees helps improve immunity and prevents infections. The second 'c' copper improves heart health.
Did You Know?
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Did You Know?
Lychee has zero cholesterol content and low sodium content.
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As per Chinese stories, lychees were served as delicacies in Chinese Imperial courts. Diabetics must consume this fruit carefully because it can raise blood sugar content.
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The seed of the lychee must not be consumed. Lychees may be sweet, however, they also do well in savory dishes including salads and curries.
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Cool Fact
In the First Century, lychee was ordered to be transported on fast horses to the Chinese Imperial Court, just so that they could be delivered and eaten as fresh as possible.
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Cool Fact
Lychees are symbols of love in China and are even nicknamed as 'Chinese Strawberry'.
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Cool Fact
Lychee fruits as long as 80-120 days to mature. That's a long maturing period!
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Cool Fact
Lychee, Rambutan, and Longan are cousins, belonging to the same family. Technically they differ in their outer appearance, however, can also be easily mistaken for each other.
Well Done!
A sweet finish. You come to the end of this lychee challenge. Now time for the scores.