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WHY GUAVA IS IMPORTANT?

We all have seen guava in the market. Also, everybody thinks that guava is just any ordinary fruit. Guava is very beneficial for our health. Let us know more about guava.
Guava is a seasonal fruit cultivated mostly in the tropical climate. When guava is ripe, it has a yellow, green, and maroon color. It has white or maroon flesh and has a small hard seed enveloped in its soft, sweet pulp. There are different types of guava like apple guava, yellow-fruited cherry guava, red apple guava, and strawberry guava. You can eat raw guava or in the form of jam, juice, and jellies.
Guava is the the powerhouse of the nutrients. Studies have shown that guava is rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. This fruit contains vitamin A, vitamin C vitamin E. Moreover, it is a good source of potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, sodium, and zinc.
BENEFITS OF GUAVA

BENEFITS OF GUAVA
RELIEVES CONSTIPATION
Guava is rich source of dietary fiber and its seed contain laxatives. This helps in the formation of healthy bowel movements, and keep your intestinal tract in top-notch health. Your overall health depends upon the digestion system. Guava can help you with the constipation problem.
CONTROL DIABETES
Guava can help the patients suffering from diabetes. They contain a high level of dietary fiber, which is beneficial for lowering blood glucose levels in the body. In simple words, guava helps you to prevent type 2 diabetes.
RELIEF FROM COLD AND COUGH
Guava contains vitamin C and iron, which helps prevent or colds and viral infections. Avoid drinking water immediately after eating guava as it may lead to a sore throat.
IMPROVES EYESIGHT
Guava is a good source of Vitamin A and is known as a booster for vision health. It improves eyesight. It helps to slow down the appearance of cataracts and macular degeneration. Even though guavas have less vitamin A in comparison to carrots but still they are a good source of the nutrients.
HELPFUL DURING PREGNANCY
Guava contains folic acid, or vitamin B-9, which is beneficial for pregnant women. It helps in the development of the baby's nervous system and protects the newborn from neurological disorders. You can eat guava for your newborn baby's health.
WEIGHT LOSS
Guava is very helpful for weight loss. It contains fiber and digestible carbohydrates. It regulates metabolism and promotes the absorption of nutrients. Guava satisfies the appetite very easily and helps you during the process of weight loss.
GOOD FOR SKIN
Guava is helpful for skin problems.  They are rich in vitamin A; vitamin C. Guava also contains antioxidants like carotene and lycopene, which is helpful for the protection of skin from wrinkles. Consume guava in a day to get wrinkle-free skin. Scrubbing guava with egg yolks for 20 minutes in a week can prevent you from dark circles, redness and acne irritation.
OTHER BENEFITS
  • Guava helps to strengthen the immune system and digestive system.
  • It also helpful in dysentery, and scurvy.
  • Guava helps you to increase energy.
  • Prevent the risk of cancer.
  • Guava leaves are helpful for the cure of toothaches, swollen gums and oral ulcers.
  • Guava leaves are used for the preparation for herbal medicine for several health issues.

FINAL WORDS

Make sure you eat fresh and ripe guava. Consume the guava only after washing. You can consume as much as the guava you want. There are no side effects of consuming guava but don't drink water immediately after eating guava.