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Why the guava can be considered a super fruit

Psidium Guajava is a tropical fruit that has a lot of health benefits.It if full of antioxidants and other nutrients such as vitamin A, B6, B9,B3,C,copper,antioxidants like Lycopene,beta carotene.

Some benefits if the guava include:

*Guavas contain four times the vitamin C present in oranges which is good for the immune system and protecting the body against diseases.

*Copper present in guavas helps in the absorption and production of hormones.

*They contain vitamin A which is essential for preventing night blindness and is also good for eyesight.

*Magnesium present in guavas helps your muscles and nerves relax hence they can be of benefit in helping someone relax.

*The presence of Vitamins B3 and B6 in them are good for brain health as they help improve circulation in the brain.

*They contain vitamin B9 also known as folic acid which is important for pregnant mothers.

*They have powerful anti cancer properties due to their abudance in anti oxidant properties.

*They are a good choice of fruit for diabetics since they are high in fibre and low in the glycemic index.

*They are a good anti ageing agent due to their vitamin A,C and antioxidant content,making the skin look healthy and young.

The guava has been used for long as a remedy for many types of diseases.Research has proven that the extracts from a guava leaf can aid in illnesses like diarrhoea,the flu,menstrual cramps,type 2 diabetes and cancer thus can be regarded as a super fruit.

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