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The GuavaThe Guava

The Guava is scientifically named as Psidium Guajava and it grows in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The guava is a storehouse of nutrients and over-shadows all other antioxidant fruits.

The guava has an array of health benefits much more than any other fruit could offer. It has a Vitamin C, Vitamin A, B and minerals like Protein, Carotenoids, Iron and Potassium. It is high in dietary fiber and also acts as a disinfectant with its anti-bacterial properties. The guava is an astringent as well providing you with strong teeth, fresh breath and healthy gums.

The guava has a hypoglycemic nature that regulates the blood pressure of the body. It reduces cholesterol in the blood as well as it can combat and prevent diabetes, scurvy, reduces the risk of having cancer  system and is a great remedy for losing weight.

As it is in Europe and the Americas that “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away”, however in most Southeast Asian countries, “a guava a day, keeps the doctor out of job”. Have you tried the guava? Tell us what you think of it or join our discussion on Facebook.

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