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5 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of Guava

Health Benefits

Guava is a nutrient-dense fruit. Guava contains more Vitamin C than oranges, as well as other antioxidants, and has been shown to have a variety of health benefits. Only a few of the advantages of consuming this tropical fruit are mentioned below.


1.      Reduces Cancer Risks

“Lycopene, quercetin, vitamin C, and other polyphenols are powerful antioxidants that neutralize free radicals in the body, inhibiting cancer cell development. Since it is high in lycopene, guava fruit has been shown to reduce prostate cancer risk and inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells,” says Dr. Manoj K. Ahuja.


2.      Enhances your vision

Guava is well regarded as a vision health booster due to the availability of Vitamin A. It has the ability to not only avoid, but also boost, the deterioration of eyesight. It can help prevent cataracts and macular degeneration from developing. Guavas are a decent source of Vitamin A, even though they are not as high in the vitamin as carrots.


3.      Healthy Heart

Guava improves the body's sodium and potassium balance, thus lowering blood pressure in hypertensive patients. Guavas also tend to reduce triglycerides and bad cholesterol (LDL), two factors that contribute to heart disease. This magical fruit raises healthy cholesterol levels (HDL).


4.      Immune System Booster

Guavas are one of the most abundant sources of vitamin C. That is right. The vitamin C content of guava fruit is four times that of oranges. Vitamin C boosts your immune system and protects you from diseases and pathogens. It also keeps your eyes healthy.


5.      Diabetes Friendly

Guavas help to avoid diabetes because of their high fiber content and low glycaemic index. The low glycemic index prevents a sudden increase in sugar levels, while the fiber content keeps sugar levels in check.

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