Aids in weight loss
Fights free radicals
Improves hair skin and nails
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce fever
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of diabetes
Protects skin from UV rays
Serving size: 1 fruit; Calories: 37; Fat: .5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1g; Carbs: 8g; Fiber:3g; Sugars: 4.9g; Protein: 1.4g; Potassium: 6%DV; Vitamin A: 6%DV; Vitamin C: 209%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 0%DV
Did You Know?
- When applied externally, Guava has been known to aid in healing wounds, texture of skin, and skin problems! You can even make a body or face wash out of a decoction of Guava leaves and the immature fruit.
- Guava has 5x the amount of vitamin C as oranges.
- High in Lycopene
Ways to Eat:
- Blended in a smoothie
- Being a tropical plant, guava is planted during the spring/summer seasons
- Florida is one of the leading commercial producers of guava in the United States, along with Hawaii and Puerto Rico
- The guava tolerates and can withstand strong prevailing winds or winds of hurricane velocities