Guava is a winter fruit, which is very popular because of its fragrance and taste. The softer and tastier the outer part, the harder the seeds are in the center, which are the seeds of the guava. Guava is considered a product of Central America, where people also call it Sand Plum.
In addition to its aroma and flavor, it is also called a ‘superfood’ because of its many health benefits, as it is actually a ‘powerhouse’ of nutrition. According to nutritionists, guava contains vitamin C, lycopene and antioxidants. All three of these ingredients are considered to be the best for skin health. People probably know about the properties of vitamin C and antioxidants, but they have heard very little about lycopene. For all such readers, let us point out that lycopene is an ingredient found in various vegetables and fruits, which has nutritional as well as antioxidant properties. It also strengthens human bones. Guava is also rich in manganese, which is characterized by the fact that the other foods we eat, it plays an important role in transporting essential nutrients to our body. Guava also contains an ingredient called folate, which increases fertility in humans. The potassium found in guava plays a role in keeping blood pressure levels normal (one banana and one guava contain approximately equal amounts of potassium).
Nutrition in Guava
According to the US Department of Food, a 100 gram guava contains 68 calories and 8.92 sugar. Guava is also rich in calcium and contains 18 grams of minerals per 100 grams. 100 grams of guava contains 22 grams of magnesium as well as phosphorus and potassium.
Benefits of Guava Boosts Immunity
Did you know that guava is an important source of vitamin C? Yes it’s true A guava contains four times more calcium than an orange. The presence of vitamin C in the body improves the immune system and protects against common infections as well as things that cause the development of the disease. Not only that, Vitamin C also keeps your eyes healthy.
Avoid coughs and colds
Nature has produced fruits in accordance with the weather, so how is it possible that winter fruits and guavas do not have immunity against common cold diseases (cough and cold). The fruits contain the most vitamin C and iron in guava and both of them protect the human body from cold and viral infections. Raw guava juice or its leaf juice is very useful in coughs and colds as it gets rid of mucus and eliminates infections in the respiratory tract, throat and lungs.
The fight against cancer
Guava contains vitamin C, lycopene, quercetin and other polyphenols (a type of acid), which are excellent antioxidants. These antioxidants affect the harmful ‘free radicals’ produced in the body, which does not increase the risk of cancer. Guava is also believed to be effective in preventing prostate cancer and breast cancer.
Guava contains antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin C, carotene and lycopene, which protect human skin from wilting. Just as an apple keeps you away from the doctor every day, so does a guava protect your skin from wrinkles or wrinkles on a daily basis.
Clear the skin
Guava not only protects the skin from wrinkles but it also gives your skin radiance and freshness. You can also make your own scrub at home. All you have to do is paint the egg yolk with the guava and apply it on the face and after 20 minutes wash it off with lukewarm water. Using this scrub at least once or twice a week will get rid of dead skin cells and brighten your face. Guava also contains vitamin K, which helps to prevent skin discoloration, deep scarring, reddening of the skin and irritation of the grains.
In addition to these properties, guava is also useful for pregnant women and people suffering from constipation, while it has also been shown to be beneficial in visual impairment, toothache, mental stress, mental strength and weight loss.