Home grown Egyptian Guava is cheap, available and loaded with nutrients! What is it to eat baladi Guava than to encourage local produce? Here are 8 health benefits of Egyptian Guava you didn’t know! Did you know that Guava is termed as a “Super Food” for it has a great concentration of antioxidants, minerals, fiber and vitamins. These are some of the very surprising health benefit of this humble and wildly available Egyptian fruit:
Guava is rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals without any cholesterol and very low carbohydrates. Substitute your lunch for 2-3 guavas for a couple of days and you will notice the difference! It is filling, sweet, energy-boosting and helps regulate your blood sugar.
2. Dried Guava Leaves
It is a traditional Egyptian remedy of cough and cold, found at your local herb and spice store (Attar). It may inhibit diarrhea causing bacteria and help reduce diarrhea symptoms.
3. Guava Seeds
To eat guava seeds or not to eat guava seeds! Eat guava seeds to promote bowl movement and help with digestion. It contains antioxidants vitamin C and flavonoids, which is most famous for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory health benefits.
4.Cough and Cold
Guava contains 4 times more vitamin C than orange.
Guava is rich in Vitamin E which is an eye sight booster
6. Thyroid Health
Guava is a good source of copper, which regulates the thyroid gland functions.
7. Brain Health
Guava is rich in Vitamin B3 and B6; they are both vital to brain and nerve functions and can increase blood flow to the brain, thus increase your focus.
8. Blood Pressure
Guava helps reduce cholesterol in the blood and prevents it from thickening.