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Amazing Health Benefits Of Guava :

agriculture, blur, brightstock photo, pink, food, fruit, summer, thailand, fresh, closeup, background, tropic, guava                                                                                               Guava which is popularly known as Amrood in Hindi also known as Sand Plum.Guava is round or oval in shape with light green or light yellow skin and the colour of its flesh varies from white or pink to dark red and has edible seeds.It has unique flavor and fragrance,and has been hailed as one of the super fruits due to the numerous health benefits.
                 Guava is a Powerhouse of nutrients.It is rich in vitamin C,lycopene and antioxidants which are beneficial for Skin.It is also rich in manganese which helps the body to absorb other nutrients from the food that we eat.It contain folate,a mineral which helps promote fertility.The potassium in guavas helps normalize blood pressure levels as well.Since it contains almost 80% of water it helps keep skin hydrated.
The amazing health benefits of Guava are as follows :
1. Prevent Cancer :- Lycopene,quercetin,vitamin C and other polyphenols act as potent antioxidants which neutralize free radicals generated in the body,Preventing the growth of cancer cells.It has shown to be widely successful in reducing prostate cancer risk and also inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells since it is rich in lycopene.
2. Guava is Immunity Booster :-Guava is one of the richest sources of vitamin C.It contains 4 times the vitamin C content present in Oranges.Vitamin C helps improve immunity and infections and pathogens.Besides ,it keeps eyes healthy.
3. Guava keeps Heart Healthy :- It improves the sodium and potassium balance of the body,thereby it regulates blood pressure in patients with hypertension.It also helps lower the levels of triglycerides and bad cholesterol,which contribute to the development of heart disease.Guava improves levels of the good cholesterol.
4. Guava prevent Diabetes :- Hence guava is rich in fiber content and low glycaemic index,it prevent the development of diabetes and the low glycemic index inhibits a sudden spike in sugar levels,the fiber content ensures the sugar levels are well regulated.
5. Guava Improves Eyesight :- Guava is well known as a booster for vision health due to the presence of vitamin A.It not only prevent degradation of Eyesight,but even improve eyesight.Guava can help in slow down the appearance of cataracts and macular degeneration.It is a very good source of the nutrient.
6. Helps Constipation :- Guava is one of the richest sources of dietary fiber in comparison to other fruits and just One guava fulfills about 12% of daily recommended intake of fiber,which makes it extremely beneficial for digestive health.Guava seeds if ingested whole or chewed,serve as excellent laxatives too,helping the formation of healthy bowel movements.
7. Guava Beats Toothache :- Guava leaves have a potent anti-inflammatory action and a powerful antibacterial ability which fights infection and kills germs.So consuming its leaves works as a fantastic home remedy toothache.The juice of guava leaves has also been known as to cure toothaches,swollen gums and oral ulcers.
8. Guava in Pregnancy :- Guavas contain vitamin B-9,or Folic Acid which is recommended for pregnant women since it can help in developing the baby's nervous system and protect the newborn from neurological disorders.
9. Brain Health :- Guavas contain vitamin B3 and B6,also known as niacin and pyridoxine respectively,which help in improving blood circulation to the Brain,stimulating Cognitive function and relaxing the nerves.
10. Guava is Stress Booster :- Magnesium which present in guavas helps to relax the muscles and nerves of the body.That is why after a hard workout or a long day at office,a guava is certainly relax muscles,combat stress and give the system a good energy boost.
11. During Cough and Cold :- Guava has highest quantities of vitamin C and Iron among fruits and both are proven to be preventive against cold and viral infections.The juice of raw and immature guavas or a decoction of guava leaves is very helpful in relieving Cough and Cold since it helps get rid of mucus and disinfects the respiratory system,throat and lungs.
12. Guava for Weight Loss ;- Without compromising intake of proteins,vitamins and Fiber,guava helps to lose weight by regulating metabolism.Guava makes for a very filling snack and satisfies the appetite very easily.Guava especially raw guava also has far less Sugar as compared to apples,oranges,grapes and other fruits.
13. Guava Improves Texture :- Guavas rank high in astringent properties,its leaves and unripe guavas even higher.Guava helps tone up and tighten the facial muscles,so that apply a decoction of the leaves and fruit on skin and voila.
14. Anti-Ageing :- Guavas are rich in vitamin A,C and antioxidants like carotene and lycopene which help protect the skin from wrinkles.A guava in a day keeps fine lines away.
15. Guava Improves Complexion :- Guava helps regain the skins Radiance and Freshness.Get the benefits by preparing a DIY scrub at home.All have to do is mash some guava flesh with an egg yolk and apply it on face.Rinse off after 20 minutes with warm water.When used once or twice a week,this scrub will remove dead cells from skin and lighten complexion.Guava are also a great source of vitamin K,which helps get rid of skin discoloration,dark circles,redness and acne irritation.

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