Lychee

 

Rich in vitamin C to boost your energy, lychees help to keep your mind and mood in great shape.

What nutrients in lychees boost mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Carotenoids (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Fruit bowl
  • Fridge
  • Freezer

Top tip: Freeze lychees in their shell. Or store in the fridge for up to a week, in a bag to preserve moisture.

 

Prep
  • Peel
  • Raw
  • Toss
  • Blend

Top tip: Lychees are delicious eaten straight out of the shell but they also make fantastic slushies.

When Are They In Season?

Lychees are in season from October to March.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

7-8 lychees (100g) count as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

Lychees are berries and are also known as Chinese cherries.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for 7-8 lychees raw (100g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

7-8 lychees (100g) count as 1 serve of fruit.

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