The benefit of such exotic fruits like pineapple guava (feijoa on) it is difficult to overestimate. This healthy and delicious fruit is a native of South America, has long had become a General favorite of our people. And this is not surprising, because it contains a lot of vitamin C and is low-calorie diet product. Pineapple guava also contains a lot of antioxidants, fiber, minerals, pectin substances, saponins, flavonoids and sucrose.
For reference, 100 gr. fruit feijoa contains:
- vitamin C - 20 gr.;
- proteins - 1 gr;
fat - 1 gr;
- carbohydrates - 1 gr;
- fiber - 1.2 g.;
- calcium 17 mg;
- phosphorus - 10 mg;
- of sodium - 2 mg;
- potassium - 88 mg;
- Saving. value - 49 Kcal.
Such biologically active substances (BAS) as saponins regulate water-salt and mineral exchanges in the body. They have anti-inflammatory effect, reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood, and also possess antitumor properties.
Flavonoids also are struggling with cancer tumors and have a positive effect on the cardiovascular system.
Depending on where grew the fruit feijoa, we can judge the content of iodine. So, the fruits growing near seas and oceans contain 100 grams of the pulp of the fruit about 40 mg of iodine. These fruits should be consumed people with thyroid disease and with iodine deficiency. More than 1.5 billion people on Earth lack of iodine is iodine deficiency. People suffering from inflammatory processes of the gastrointestinal tract, gastritis, rheumatism, atherosclerosis is also recommended to eat feijoa.
Feijoa strengthens the immune system, increasing the body's resistance to respiratory disease, which is very important in autumn and winter. Depression, do not cause allergic reactions.
Eating feijoa, you prevent your body from cancer, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, anemia, acute respiratory viral infections. Also feijoa helps to improve and develop short-term memory. Prevents obesity, depression, fatigue, weakness, irritability. Improves the condition of the blood, lung health and function of nerve endings.
Winter is the best time to eat feijoa and be healthy.