Today we are going to go over some of the many healthy benefits of consuming guavas, and why you should incorporate them into your diet.
Guava trees are best grown in warm climates and can be found throughout Florida, Hawaii, and parts of southern California. Although, they can be found all throughout the country and can be found at your local farmers market.
Not only is eating the fruit beneficial, but even other parts of the guava has its uses, such as the leaves, & seeds. We are going to go over how guava can greatly improve your well being and keep you healthy for a long time to come.
Not only do guavas taste delicious, but the fruit has been known to improve your eye health, as well as lessen diabetes. If you are having stomach issues, the fruit is great for regulating your digestive system allowing for easier bowel movements. It’s also rich in manganese which is great for healthy bone structure & boosting your metabolism. Guava can also work as a nervous relaxant. If you have a big job interview or an important meeting coming up, eat a guava to calm your nerves.
Guava leaves are packed with antioxidants & anti-inflammatory agents that work as a natural pain reliever. When the leaves are soaked in hot water to make a tea can help in treating diarrhea, lowering cholesterol and preventing diabetes.
The seeds found inside a guava are rich in potassium and antioxidants and are great for lowering high blood pressure and your cholesterol. They also can relieve constipation and reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
Some people may like to eat skin of the fruit, but guava skin is known for its anti-ageing properties and a rich source of vitamins A, B, C. which helps to keep your skin glowing and prevent wrinkles from forming.
If you don’t want to eat the fruit, you can also squeeze the juice or blend it with a banana or a few strawberries to make a healthy smoothie which is in vitamin C, lycopene and antioxidants. Not only will you have a healthy, tasty snack but also helps to aid in weight loss.