Try some of our delicious varieties of lychees: Sweetheart TM, Brewster & Emperor
A Delightfully Sweet and Fragrant SUPERFOOD
The lychee fruit is uniquely flavored with a delightful sweetness and is jam packed with a host of vitamins and health benefits. This is why it has become known as one of the favorite superfoods of our planet. This tropical fruit tree originates from China and has since been cultivated all across the world.
The Chinese have been using this exotic fruit as a natural health remedy to relieve pain, cold symptoms, and even as a digestive aid. It is believed to enhance overall good health and increase longevity. Scientific research has discovered that the flavonoids in this delicious fruit are found to amazingly inhibit the growth of cancer cells. The lychee pulp seems especially effective against human breast cancer.
Here at the Lake Placid Fruit and Nut Grove, we harvest 3 varieties of lychees including the Sweetheart™, Brewster and Emperor. We use the superior method of liquid fertigation and nutrients, which distributes liquid fertilizer and nutrients through the irrigation system. This process increases the efficiency from 80% to 90% and delivers a higher concentration of nutrients providing a healthier, tastier fruit.
We are committed to delivering quality fruit by hand-picking our lychees and shipping them the very same day to ensure farm freshness from our grove to your home.
The Incredibly Nutritious & Delicious Lychee
The lychee fruit is rich in vitamins, fiber and antioxidants that help slow down the aging process. In fact, lychees contain more vitamin C than an equal amount of oranges or lemons, providing more than 100% of your daily recommended dose in just 1 cup.
Lychees pack a powerful punch of health benefits because of the high concentration of Vitamin C, B-Complex, manganese, magnesium, copper, iron, folate, potassium, dietary fiber and and phytonutrients flavonoids.
Some of these incredible benefits include:
- promoting cardiovascular health
- maintaining normal blood pressure
- reducing risk of stroke and heart attack
- increasing metabolism
- improving digestion
- boosting the immune system
- preventing cancer
- building strong bones
- aiding in weight loss
- defending the body against viruses
- and even protecting the skin.
For all these reasons and more, this ancient fruit from China is considered a Superfood and has been used for medicinal purposes throughout the world.
The nutritional benefits of the lychee also include a high amount of dietary fiber which discourages fat formation and promotes cardiovascular health.