Guava Contains 4x More Vitamin C Than An Orange, And 10x More Vitamin A Than A Lemon

The guava is an especially healthy tropical fruit, full of potent
medicinal properties. The fruits are oval, round, or pear-shaped, with
edible seeds and rind. They can be white, pink, yellow, or even red.

 

For
centuries, these incredible fruits have been appreciated for their
sweet and tangy flavor. In fact, the guava fruit contains 4 times more
vitamin C than an average-sized orange, and 10 times more vitamin A than
a lemon. Therefore, they’re considered as a magic fruit from the number
of nutrients and healing properties.

 

Additionally, guava provides
a rich source of magnesium, phosphorus, folate, calcium, copper,
potassium, iron, vitamins B2 and E, manganese, and has nearly 70 times
extra fiber than oranges. Also, it helps in destroying free radicals,
prevents oxidation, and lowers the risk of degenerative diseases.

 

According to Dr.Axe, “100 grams of guava fruit contains the following:

  • 68 calories
  • 2.6 grams of protein
  • 14.3 grams of starch
  • 5.2 milligrams lycopene ( 52 percent DV)
  • 228.3 milligrams nutrient C (381 percent DV)
  • 5.4 grams fiber (21.6 percent DV)
  • 49 microgram folate (12.3 percent DV)
  • 40 milligrams phosphorus (4 percent DV)
  • 624 IU nutrient A (12.5 percent DV)
  • 0.2-milligram copper (11.5 percent DV)
  • 417 milligrams potassium (8.8 percent DV)
  • 22 milligrams magnesium (5.5 percent DV)

Here are the amazing health benefits of guava:

  • Immune system

The high amount of vitamin C strengthens the immune system, stops the damage to the cells, and fight disease-causing pathogens.

  • Anemia

The absorption of iron provides incredibly high amounts of vitamin C, therefore it helps to prevent anemia.

  • Cholesterol

Guava
fruits are high in potassium and dietary fiber that reduces the
oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol and increases the HDL (good)
cholesterol.

  • Digestive health

These
fruits are rich in fiber which helps your metabolism and eases bowel
movements thus, treats diarrhea, digestive infections, and
diverticulitis.

  • Heart disease

Guava is known to be a heart-healthy fruit since it’s abundant in potassium and dietary fiber that lower bad cholesterol levels.

  • Bone health

The high magnesium, sodium, calcium, and phosphorus content are understood to strengthen the bones.

  • Skin health

Guavas are rich in antioxidants, which help to protect your skin from damage and prevent premature aging.

  • Eye health

Guavas are high in carotenoids which improve vision and prevent the development of cataracts and macular degeneration.

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