May 29, 2012

GUAVA FRUIT - cool fact

Some interesting facts about Guavas

  • A type of Guava with name, Jamaican Guava is already extinct.
  • A few species – notably strawberry guavas – can survive temperatures several degrees below freezing for short periods of time.
  • A single common guava fruit contains about four times the amount of vitamin C as an orange.
  • If consumed along with its skin, guavas can raise blood sugar.
  • According to a study conducted by Hyderabad’s(India) National Institute of Nutrition, the humble guava is the healthiest fruit for the human body.
  • Guava strengthens and tones up the digestive system and even disinfects the same.
  • Consumption if guava juice can be helpful in ifghting constipation, prolonged menstruationhigh blood pressure, congestion of lungs, high cholesterol levels etc.
  • It can also prevent skin diseases like psoriasis, hives, eczema etc.