If you are looking for a fruit that would give you high-impact goodness in many ways, then you need to try the guava.
The guava is rich in vitamin C (5 times as much as an orange) and high in fiber (it contains more fiber than an apple, apricot, banana and nectarine combined). With 9g of dietary fiber per cup of the fruit, the guava is great for helping to lower blood cholesterol and reducing your risk of heart diseases and Type 2 diabetes.
Guavas also contain a very powerful antioxidant known as lycopene, which is a major protective factor against the growth of tumors, especially lung, breast and prostate cancers.
In addition, guavas are also rich in vitamin A, as well as minerals like potassium, magnesium, and calcium (calcium is rarely found in fruits).
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Cindy L. TJOL is trained in Psychology, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has several years of experience writing on natural health on the internet. Follow her on her blog and read her other articles at Insights On Health.com.