Dragon fruit is cactus based fruit that has loads of health benefits such as lowering risks of a blood sugar spike, aids in digestion etc. It resembles a dragon and that is how this fruit got its name. You must be wondering how to eat this fruit, irrespective of its shape and size? ItÃ¢â¬â¢s simple. Cut it in two halves and eat the inside layer with a spoon. You can also make a smoothie out of it.