Top five health benefits of guava!

 Guava contains rich amount of nutrients, antioxidants, vitamin C and lycopene which are necessary for maintaing overall health.

By Irengbam Jenny | Last Updated: Jan 30, 2016, 12:41 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau/Irengbam Jenny

New Delhi: Guava is a fruit which is loved by all because of its unique flavour, fragranace and also good for health. The fruit contains rich amount of nutrients, antioxidants, vitamin C and lycopene which are necessary for maintaing overall health.

Here are some health benefits of guava:

Diabetes

Regular conumption of guava reduces the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes because of the high level of dietary fiber in it which further reduces the absorption of sugar by the body.

Boosts immunity

The fruit contains rich amount of Vitamin C which helps in fighting off several viruses and bacteria thus boosting the immune system.

Good for eyes

It is good for eyes as the furit contains Vitamin A, which is a well-known eye sight booster.

Stomach

Guava is good for stomach because of its astrigent and anti-microbial properties. It is highly recommended to eat the fruit during diarrhea or dysentery.

Prevent cancer

Guava contains rich amount of antioxidants which helps in reducing the risk of developing prostate cancer and further fighting the free radicals that cause cell damage.