Health Benefits of Guava

22 11 2010

Health Benefits of Guava

Guava is a tropical fruit that is like the shape of pear, with green rind and pinkish or white flesh and small seeds. Some people say Guava is better than orange because guava contain more Vitamin C than orange and guava is a lot cheaper than orange.

Guava Contains :

  • Vitamin C the skin of guava contains more than 5 times Vit C than that of an orange.
  • Vitamin A and B
  • Calcium
  • Nicotinic Acid
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Iron
  • Folic acid
  • Fiber

Nutritive Values of Guava : Per 100 gm.

  • Vitamin A : 250 I.U.
  • Vitamin B : Thiamine .07 mg.;
  • Niacin : 1.2 mg.
  • Vitamin C : 302 mg.
  • Calcium : 30 mg.
  • Phosphorus : 29 mg.
  • Carbohydrates : 17.1 gm.
  • Protein : 1.0 gm.
  • Calories : 70

Guava is Beneficial in the following cases :

  1. Prolonged menstruation
  2. High blood pressure
  3. Poor circulation (strengthen the heart)
  4. Congestion of the lungs
  5. Acidosis
  6. Asthma
  7. Catarrh
  8. Obesity
  9. Scurvy
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