Benefits of Guava Fruit

Benefits of Guava Fruit – Guava is one of the nutritious fruit among the tropical fruits which are available. Guava has unique taste and flavor. Guava falls under the section of evergreen trees. Guava belongs to the family of Myrtacaea and scientifically it is known as Psidium Guajava. Today I will be talking about Benefits of Guava Fruit.
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Benefits of Guava Fruit

The nutrient benefits of Guava are

  • Protein
  • Carbohydrate
  • Fiber
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Folate
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorous
  • Zinc
  • Selenium
  • Beta Carotene
  • Lycopene
  • Niacin
  • Thiamin

There are huge benefits for guava. It is believed that some guavas keep doctors away throughout the year. So the list of Benefits of Guava Fruit is provided below:

Reduces weight

Guava is beneficial in losing weight. Guava has huge amount of fibers which keeps tummy full. It fulfills the appetite. Guava has very low number of carbohydrates. It is sugarless. Guava contains no cholesterol. It helps in regularizing the metabolism.

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Prevents cancer

Guava inhibits the growth of cancer cells. It helps to protect the body against prostate cancer, breast cancer, and oral cancer. Guava is rich in lycopen, an antioxidant which helps to reduce prostate cancer. The leaves of guava plant are rich in anti- proliferative which is highly effective in cancer reduction.

Keeps scurvy away

As guava is the powerhouse of Vitamin C which helps to decrease the scarcity of vitamin c and it eliminates the risk of Scurvy.  Guava has vitamin C five times more than orange.

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Reduces high blood pressure

The antioxidants in guava help to increase the blood circulation and reduce high blood pressure. Guava is also rich in hypoglycemic and fiber which also helps in reduction of blood pressure.

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Reduces cholesterol level

Guava has no cholesterol which is beneficial for the patients who have high cholesterol level.

Nurtures Skin

Guava provides a good astringent. It is used to make a good toner gel. Guava helps in tightening the skin muscles. The antioxidants present in Guava helps in detoxify the skin. Guava helps to protect skin from premature aging, wrinkles and dermal issues.

Takes care of thyroid health

Guava has rich copper which helps in regulating thyroid metabolism and blood circulation. Guava helps in regulating thyroid glands to secret hormones.

Also read 7 Benefits of Apricot Fruit

Develops brain health

Guava has vitamin B3 and Vitamin B6 which helps in brain developing. Niacin present in B3 and B6 helps in developing brain nerves and brain system.

Increases the immunity power

Vitamin C and iron boosts the immune power. Guava helps to protect the body against cough, cold and congestion. Guava protects lungs and respiratory organ against infection.

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Reduces constipation

High fibers help in proper bowel movement. Chewing of guava helps in producing laxative which again helps in proper digestion.

Also read 7 Benefits of Strawberry Fruit

Provides muscle relaxation

Magnesium helps in muscle relaxation. Guava helps in relieving stress.

Benefits pregnant woman

Guava contains folic acid, iron, Vitamin B 9 which is beneficial for pregnant woman.

Improves eye health                       

Vitamin A and antioxidants helps to improve vision properties. It protects from retina damage.

Also read 7 Benefits of Apple Fruit

Guava is mainly eaten with pinch of salt and pepper. It can be eaten when is yet to ripe or ripe stage. Guava juice is used in sauce, jellies, jams and candies. Guava is popular in Asia and western countries like South America.

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