Guava is a common tropical fruit cultivated in many tropical and subtropical regions.
Guava fruit, usually 4 to 12 cm long, are round or oval depending on the species. The pulp inside may be sweet or lightly sour. Same as most of the fruits, Guava has seeds in the central pulp.
In many countries, guava is eaten raw, whereas in other countries it is eaten with a pinch of salt and pepper, cayenne powder or mix of spices. Some accompanied guava by salt and sugar, or sweet and sour dried plum powder mixtures for dipping.
Guava is rich in dietary fiber and vitamin C, with moderate levels of folic acid (nutrition table). Low in calories and with few essential nutrients.
High level of vitamin C (4 times higher than an orange) which improves immunity
High levels of antioxidants
Can improve blood sugar control, prevent development of diabetes
Helps improve the sodium and potassium balance of the body, thereby regulating blood pressure