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Reasons Why You Should Eat Guava Everyday

Guavas are an excellent source of dietary fiber.Therefore, eating more guavas may aid healthy bowel movements and prevent constipation. Just one guava can provide 12% of your recommended daily intake of fiber.

Guava has also been hailed as one of the best superfoods, when it comes to offering health benefits. And we’re sure, after knowing all the benefits, even if you don’t like this fruit you’ll develop a taste for it. Below are some of the health benefits of Guava

1. Boosts your immunity

We all know how important vitamin C is. Guava does exactly that! It is packed with vitamin C, and shields you from common infections and pathogens. In fact, you’ll be surprised to know that guava contains almost two times more vitamin C than oranges!

2. Has anti-cancer components

Guava is rich in lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that is effective in neutralising and lowering the cancer cells in your body. In a study,it was found that guava extract can prevent the growth of cancer cells.

3. Prevents diabetes

Guava has a low glycemic index, which prevents your blood sugar levels from shooting up. Moreover, the high fibre content also ensures that blood sugar levels are in control.

4. Keeps your heart healthy

The high content of sodium and potassium present in guava regulates your blood pressure, and is particularly helpful for those who suffer from hypertension. Moreover, the fruit also contains good cholesterol that helps in the prevention of heart diseases.

5. Prevents stress

What if we tell you that after a long tiring day, you can rely on guava to release your stress? Yes, guava can definitely release your stress. The magnesium content in this wonder fruit helps combat day-to-day stress by relaxing your muscles and calming you down.

6. Helps you during pregnancy

Guava is called a superfood for a reason, it is rich in several nutrients that can benefit you in unimaginable ways. The folic acid and vitamin B9 present in guava facilitates the development of your baby’s nervous system and prevents any neurological disorder in them. So, keep guava handy when pregnant.

7. Helps you lose weight

Guava is loved by every fitness expert, because of its low calorie and high fibre content. This fruit not only curbs your hunger, but also boosts your metabolism. When compared to other healthy fruits, such as apple and oranges, guava has relatively less sugar content.

Though it is low in calories, it is not low in nutrients. So it makes your snacking a guilt-free affair!

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