The dragon fruit was originally grown in
and now being grown commercially. It is a member of the cactus family. It is eaten by cutting open and scooping out the flesh, which has a mildly sweet flavor and texture similar to that of a kiwi. For about 3-1/2 ounces or 100g of dragon fruit, it contains 1 gram of fiber and 9 milligrams of vitamin C. Most fruits weigh between 200 – 500 grams. For more details on other trace vitamins and minerals click here.