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Here are the Health Benefits Of Guava Fruit During Pregnancy:
Enhances The Immune System
Guava is a rich source of vitamin C, an essential nutrient that strengthens the immune system, thus protecting the body against a variety of diseases and infections.
2. Balances blood pressure levels
Guava contains potassium, a mineral that plays a significant role in blood pressure regulation. This lowers risks such as miscarriage and premature births.
3. Regulates blood sugar levels
Guava has a high fiber content. This helps reduce high blood sugar levels, thus protecting pregnant women from gestational diabetes.
4. Prevents constipation
The high fiber content of guava facilitates easy bowel movement, and prevents constipation.
5. Lowers cancer risk
Guava contains antioxidants that destroy harmful free radicals that cause various types of cancer.
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6. Improves eyesight
Guava is rich in vitamin A, and lowers the risk of blindness of both the mother and fetus.
7. Nervous system in babies
Guava is rich in folic acid and vitamin B9, essential nutrients that promote brain and nervous system development in the babies.
8. Fights germs and infections
Guava is rich in bioactive compounds such as carotenoids, isoflavonoids, polyphenols and vitamin C which are capable of combating illness caused by germs and infections.
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