Surprising Health Benefits Of Guava

Hindustan Times


By Mehak Pal
Published Dec 16, 2021


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Guava is a tropical fruit rich in antioxidants, potassium and fibre

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Here are some of the surprising health benefits of guava

Prevents diabetes

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Consuming guava is an effective way to control blood sugar levels

Boosts immunity

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Guava contains almost two times more vitamin C than an orange, which strengthens the immune system and shields your body from various common infections

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Has anti-cancer properties

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Studies have shown that guava extract can prevent the growth of cancer cells as it contains lycopene 

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Keeps your heart healthy

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Guava helps maintain good cholesterol levels that assist in lowering the risk of any heart disease

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De-stresses you

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Chomping on guavas can de-stress you as the magnesium present in the fruit helps to relax muscles and calms you down

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