Guavas are a fruit high in vitamin C, as well as potassium, fibre, and several antioxidants. Guava consumption is good for your heart, blood sugar, digestive system, and weight loss. In addition to these health advantages, there is a wealth of unknown knowledge about guava. Interesting guava-related material has been collected in this article.
Guavas have four times as much fibre as pineapple. Also, it has four times as much vitamin C as an orange.
Every year, India produces more than 27,000 tonnes of pink guavas. Climate change is now having an impact on these guavas. An unprecedented low decline in their output has been brought on by unpredictable weather and severe rains.
Almost nothing is known about the guava’s origin. The origins of the guava have been attributed to Central America or Southern Mexico. According to rumours, it was transported to the East Indies by Portuguese colonizers from the New World (North and South America together). Asians began using it as a crop. Then, guavas were brought from the Egyptian Pyramids to the French Coasts.
Guavas are mentioned in an intriguing folklore from the Philippines. Guava allegedly used to be viewed as a forbidden fruit in Philippine mythology. A small boy had an inedible fruit called guava that he intended to give to a beggar. Invoking the Forest Gods, that boy prayed. Because of his generosity, the forest gods transformed the guava into a tasty fruit.
A dish made with cheese and guava paste is quite popular in Columbia. It is Columbia’s best recipe when served with Cuban bread. They are eaten in South Africa as a component of delicious breakfast flakes. They are also eaten in different forms, such as puddings and jams.