The fruit which I am talking about is green in color but changes over to yellow when it ripens. Well, I am sure you would have guessed it right.. It is none other than Guava!
Guava is one fruit that is not amongst the most liked fruits but offers many health benefits. Read on to know more about this fruit and its benefits.
Health Benefits of Guava
- Boosts Immunity
Vitamin C content present in guava is, in fact, five times greater than citrus fruits such as orange. Vitamin C helps improve immunity and protect your child from infections. It also helps relieve cold and cough.
- Good for Digestive Health
Guava is rich in dietary fiber and is extremely beneficial for the digestive health of your child. The fiber content of guava flushes out harmful toxins from the body and prevents constipation.
- Improves Skin texture and complexion
Guavas are rich in antioxidants like Vitamin A , C, E and lycopene which protects the skin from wrinkles. Guavas help regain skin radiance and complexion and are also a great source of Vitamin K, which helps get rid of skin discoloration, dark circles, redness and acne irritation. The astringent property in guava helps to improve skin texture.
- Good for Brain Health
Vitamin B3 (niacin) and B6(pyridoxine) present in guava help in improving blood circulation to the brain and relaxes the muscles and nerves of the body.
- Good for Eye
Vitamin A present in Guava boosts eye health and helps improve eyesight.
- Good for Toothache
Apart from eating guava fruit as a whole, guava juice can also be consumed to cure toothaches, swollen gums and oral ulcers.