Benefits of feijoa fruit

Чем полезны плоды фейхоа

Exotic berry feijoa is not uncommon in Russia, has just begun the season of her “settling” on the shelves and active sales. Experts told about the benefits of feijoa fruit to the body and health.

Feijoa is an excellent source of vitamin C, which is important for the prevention of influenza and colds. One serving of guava contains more than 50% of the daily recommended value of vitamin C.

Feijoa contains in itself and the antioxidants that reduce oxidative stress, the main cause of atherosclerosis, heart disease and plaque formation.

In addition, berries pineapple guava is rich occurring food folate – a vital b vitamins Folates not synthesized by the body, it gets them only from food. Enough folate in the body depends on the condition of the hair, teeth, skin, muscle tone, stability of the nervous system to stress.

Especially useful feijoa fruit in that they contain large amounts of iodine, the most important element for the normal functioning of the thyroid gland, To the saturation of these essential components of feijoa is not inferior to the seafood, the iodine in its fruits is a water soluble condition and well absorbed by the body. According to Ministry of health of the Russian Federation, a lack of iodine in the body are in varying degrees, to 70% of Russians. The lack of iodine is manifested by a feeling of fatigue, reduction of appetite, brittleness and hair loss, memory impairment, decreased immunity and frequent illnesses. As an excellent source of iodine feijoa is recommended by doctors for use to fight against infections and prevention of conditions associated with deterioration of cognitive functions.

Feijoa is also used to prevent constipation – this berry contains a lot of fiber, which improves digestive health and stimulates the secretion of gastric juice. Useful feijoa fruit and that eliminates the excess cholesterol and help normalize blood pressure.

Serious contraindications to the use feijoas no. Its fruits can impair health if excessive sensitivity of the stomach and cause an allergic reaction in the individual immunity to its composition.

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