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    Top 10 Health Benefits of Guava Fruit

    July 12, 2016

    Top 10 Health Benefits of Guava Fruit

    An ordinary fruit but powerhouse of nutrients. We all like this savoured it in luscious jams, popularly known as “amrood” in Hindi and scientifically known as  “Psidium Guajava“. This is Guava.

    This amazing fruit is extraordinarily rich in lycopene, vitamin C, and antioxidants that are good for skin. Guavas are also rich in manganese, folate, and potassium. Like what they say Indian Subcontinent and places where guavas naturally grow “A few guavas in the season keeps the doctor away for the whole year”. With an intoxicating strong-sweet fragrance, this fruit has been popular not only with its distinct taste but because of the health benefits it offers.

    Guava Fruit Health Benefits

    Here are 10 incredible guava benefits for our health that we need to know.

    1] Improves your immunity

    Guavas are one of the richest sources of vitamin C. It contains four times the vitamin C content found in oranges. This will help improve immunity and protects our body against common infections and pathogens. It also reduces the chance of scurvy wherein the maine cause is Vitamin-C deficiency.

    2] Good for Diabetics

    An intake of guava can also help patients who suffer from diabetes. Worth its high level dietary fiber , guava helps to control the absorption of sugar by the body, wherein it decreases the probabilities of major spikes and drops of insulin and glucose in human body. Studies have shown also that consuming this super fruit can help prevent the presence of type-2 diabetes.

    3] Lessens the risk of Cancer

    The anti-cancer or anti-tumour property presence in guavas has been linked with the presence of compounds including quercitin, lycopene, vitamin C and numerous Polyphenols present in them. There have been several studies done in recent years on guava’s effects primarily on breast cancer ,prostate, and oral cancers.

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