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Mexican nopal plant (tuna, prickly pear) with red prickly pear fruit

The Many Medicinal Benefits of Tuna (Prickly Pear, Nopal)

The tuna plant, which is also known by other names such as prickly pear and nopal is of the Opuntia genus. It is a very nutritious plant, rich in variety of nutrients and bioactive compounds. The cactus pad and fruit compositions differ, but both provide various levels of macronutrient distribution, minerals, and phytochemicals.

The above video looks at some of the very important benefits of the tuna plant.

RESEARCH: Opuntia ficus-indica as a Source of Bioactive and Nutritional Phytochemicals

Opuntia ficus-indica as a Source of Bioactive and Nutritional PhytochemicalsOpuntia ficus-indica as a Source of Bioactive and Nutritional Phytochemicals

RESEARCH: Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia ficus indica var. saboten) Protects Against Stress-Induced Acute Gastric Lesions in Rats

Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia ficus indica var. saboten) Protects Against Stress-Induced Acute Gastric Lesions in Rats

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