Health Benefits Of Eating Guava

Benefits Of Guava

Benefits Of Guava

You will be amazed to know that guavas have a much higher Vitamin C content than oranges. They are also a rich source of potassium, much more than even bananas. Based on the species, a guava’s pulp and seeds could be white, lime, pink or even red. The other part of guava is green before it turns yellow, maroon or even remains green when ripe. They are usually best consumed when semi-ripe because they are crunchy.

Benefits of Guava:

Get Good Vision:
Guavas are good sources of vitamin A, the nutrient best known for enhancing eyesight.

Helps in Fertility:
Munching on guava additionally supplies a lot of folate in your body. The vitamin folate is well known increasing the chances of fertility.

Cough & Cold:
Juice of raw and immature guavas or decoction of guava-leaves is very helpful in giving relief in cough and cold by loosening cough, reducing mucus, disinfecting the respiratory tract, throat and lungs and inhibiting microbial activity due to its astringent properties.

Skin Care:
Guavas can help improve your skin texture and avoid skin problems more than the best of beauty creams or skin toner gels can do. This is chiefly due to the abundance of astringents in its fruits and in leaves.

Weight Loss:
Guava is very helpful for those who want to lose weight without compromising with their intake of proteins, vitamins and fiber. Guava, being very high in roughage and very rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals, but with no cholesterol and less digestible carbohydrates, is very filling and satisfies appetite very easily.


Posted on October 9, 2013, in Health and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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