Guyabano (Soursop) Benefits and Nutritional Facts

Known to naturally identify cancer cells and inhibit its activity and growth

Guyabano (Soursop) Benefits and Nutritional Facts

What is Guyabano?

Guyabano is a fruit of the Guyabano tree, which grows in warm tropical areas. It may be know to some as delicious but it is also known to many as a miracle fruit because of its nutritional value.

Guyabano has different names in different languages: Guyabano in Filipino, Soursop in English, Graviola in Brazil, and Guanabana in Spanish. It belongs to the family of Annonaceae.

Throughout history, the Guyabano tree has been a popular source of medicinal herbs. Its leaves has been used as healing tea and its other parts have its own medicinal properties. The health benefits that this plant offers is truly undeniable. The most popular one is its anti cancer properties. But the nutritional value of Guyabano is more tan anyone can ask for from a tree.

 


Guyabano Nutritional Value (Amounts per 100 grams)

Vitamins

Vitamin A 2.0IU
Vitamin C 20.6mg
Vitamin E 0.1mg
Vitamin K 0.4mcg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.9mg
Vitamin B5 0.3mg
Vitamin B6 0.1mg
Vitamin B9 (Folate) 14.0mcg
Choline 7.6mg

Minerals

Calcium 14.0mg
Iron 0.6mg
Magnesium 21.0mg
Phosphorus 27.0mg
Potassium 278mg
Sodium 14.0mg
Zinc 0.1mg
Copper 0.1mg
Selenium 0.6mcg

Others

Calories 276kJ
Carbohydrate 16.8g
Dietary Fiber 3.3g
Total Fat 0.3g
Protein 1.0g
Water 81.2g
Ash 0.7g
Cholesterol 0.0g
Alcohol 0.0g
Caffeine 0.0g
Theobromine 0.0g

Source: http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/2063/2


 

5 Things You Must Know About Guyabano

  1. It is one of the healthiest fruits known to the world because of its unparalleled nutritional value.
  2. All parts of its tree has medicinal uses, from the leaves and fruit to the bark and root.
  3. Its acetogenins content was discovered to have the ability to track down and attack certain cancer cells without hurting the good cells. For this reason, many started calling Guyabano a “Natural Cancer Killer”.
  4. It contains 6 times more vitamin C than oranges, making it the best fruit to take when you want to bolster your immune system naturally.
  5. Its fruit pulp is very high in carbohydrates that the body needs in energy production.

Guyabano
Health Benefits

Guyabano has so many nutrients needed by the human body and is considered a complete food or superfood. Aside from its anti cancer properties, it offers a lot more health benefits that are equally amazing.

 


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