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Guava Fruit

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Benefits of including Guava in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Guava. Health Benefits
Prevents constipation, 
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A disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by swollen bleeding gums and the opening of previously healed wounds.Scurvy treatment, 
Treatment of dysentary, Diarrhea treatment and Cancer prevention
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Other General benefits of consuming Guava. General Benefits
Controls blood pressure, Cures cough, Improves eye vision, Maintains healthy cholesterol level and Treatment of common cold
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Benefits of Guava for skin. Skin Benefits
Anti-aging benefits, Brightens and lightens complexion, Hydrates skin and Treatment of skin diseases
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Benefits of Guava for hair. Hair Benefits
Prevents hair loss
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Guava Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Guava fruit. Allergy Symptoms
Breathing Difficulty, Coughing, Runny Nose, Sneezing, Swelling Of Mouth, Tongue Or Lips and Wheezing
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Undesirable effects of Guava on body. Side Effects
Hair Thinning, Nail Thinning, Skin Problems, Tooth Decay, Weakness and Possibly Unsafe During Pregnancy
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It tells you whether Guava is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Guava is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Guava is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Guava. Best Time to Eat
  • Morning time (before lunch)
  • As a snack in the late afternoon
  • Eat the fresh ones, avoid mixing with any other foods, don't eat after meal.
  • Don't consume at night and before bed
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Guava is the amount for which the nutrients present in Guava are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
14.30 g
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30
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
5.40 g
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8
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
8.90 g
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30
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
2.50 g
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5
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.18
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9
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
31.00 mcg
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16
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.07 mg
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13
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.04 mg
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23
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
1.08 mg
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7
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Part of an enzyme important for nervous system, digestive system, and skin health. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
0.45 mg
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6
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.11 mg
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14
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
49.00 mcg
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3
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
228.30 mg
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.73 mg
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15
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Part of an enzyme needed for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K (Phyllochinone)
2.60 mcg
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24
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
5,204.00 mcg
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
0.00 mcg
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36
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A highly basic compound important in the synthesis and transport of lipids in the body. Choline
7.60 mg
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13
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.95 g
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19
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
417.00 mg
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10
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
0.26 mg
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39
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
2.00 mg
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18
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
18.00 mg
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23
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
22.00 mg
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11
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.23 mg
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12
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
40.00 mg
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8
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Type of mineral needed for enzyme structure. Helps to maintain healthy bone structure & protects skin against UV light. Manganese
0.15 mg
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21
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.23 mg
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5
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Being an Antioxidant, selenium plays a key role in the body’s detoxification system. Selenium
0.60 mcg
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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Type of fatty acid which lowers the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in the blood. Omega 3s
112.00 mg
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6
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Type of fatty acid which plays an important role in cell regulation, structure and protection. Omega 6s
288.00 mg
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
80.80 g
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54
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
1.40 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Guava is the amount for which the calories present in Guava are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
68.00 kcal
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
Not Available
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
Not Available
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
325.00 kcal
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
57.00 kcal
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19
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Calorie count of different Guava items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Guava juice. Calories in Juice
55.00 kcal
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25
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Calorie content in Guava jam. Calories in Jam
240.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Guava Pie. Calories in Pie
340.00 kcal
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Features of Guava that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Guava belongs! Type
Tree Fruit, Tropical
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Time of the year when Guava is available. Season
All Seasons
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Different types of Guava. Varieties
Lucknow 49, Allahabad Safeda, Chittidar, Harijha, Apple guava, Hafshi, Arka Mridula and Allahabad Surkha
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Guava is found. Color
Green, Pink and Yellow
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
White
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External appearance of Guava. Shape
Round
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How Guava feels in your mouth! Texture
Crispy
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Taste of Guava. Taste
Sweet-Sour
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Guava. Origin
Central America, Mexico and South America
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
Trees
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Guava Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Guava. Soil Type
Loam, Rocky and Sandy
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
4.5-7
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Guava. Climatic Conditions
Sunny
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Interesting facts about Guava. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Guava. Facts about Guava
  • The black pigment in Guava leaves is used for textile applications.
  • Guava leaves are used to make tea.
  • Oils extracted from guava seeds are used in various cosmetics.
  • Guava wood is used for decorative purposes.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Guava or not. Guava In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Guava. Wine
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Use of Guava in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Guava or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Guava or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Guava. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Guava. Top Producer
India
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Other countries that are known producers of Guava. Other Countries
China, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines and Thailand
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Country which imports Guava on a large scale. Top Importer
Canada
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Country which exports Guava on largest scale Top Exporter
India
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Guava. Botanical Name
Psidium guajava
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The alternate name of Guava. Synonym
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Magnoliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Rosidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Myrtales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Myrtaceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Psidium
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
Psidium guajava
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Generic group of Guava. Generic Group
Myrtle
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What are the General Benefits of Guava?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Guava Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Guava? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: prevents constipation, scurvy treatment, treatment of dysentary, diarrhea treatment and cancer prevention. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: prevents hair loss. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are hair thinning, nail thinning, skin problems, tooth decay, weakness and possibly unsafe during pregnancy. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Guava fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Guava

It is important to know the nutrition details of Guava to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Guava fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: 68.00 kcal and calories in frozen fruit are Not Available. Thus, we can say that Guava belongs to Low Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Guava jam is 240.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Guava are 14.30 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 5.40 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Guava in 228.30 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 417.00 mg and 18.00 mg.

Guava Taxonomy

Guava taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Guava fruit (Psidium guajava) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Guava as it is a combination of genus (Psidium) and species (Psidium guajava). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Rosidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Guava is Myrtaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Guava

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Guava that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Guava Facts are:

  • The black pigment in Guava leaves is used for textile applications.
  • Guava leaves are used to make tea.
  • Oils extracted from guava seeds are used in various cosmetics.
  • Guava wood is used for decorative purposes.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Lucknow 49, Allahabad Safeda, Chittidar, Harijha, Apple guava, Hafshi, Arka Mridula and Allahabad Surkha. It is not available in seedless variety.