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Q Nature Nurture W inter and a plateful of guava with chaat masala on it go hand-in-hand. Besides its amazing flavour and fragrance, guava is also known to have loads of health benefits. Read on to know more about this super health fruit… According to Neha Pathania, senior dietician, Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon, guava is a super fruit, rich in dietary fibre, vitamins A and C, folic acid and dietary minerals like potassium, copper and manganese. The fruit is known to have four times the amount of vitamin C in orange, and is very low in calories. HEALTH BENEFITS OF GUAVA ä It controls blood sugar. ä Lowers bad cholesterol. ä Reduces diarrhoea. ä Improves immunity. ä Reduces the risk of cancer. ä Strengthens gums and avoids tooth decay. GO Guava! ä Treats vomiting. ä Improves eye sight. Discover the super powers of this juicy fruit... 48 February 2018 HEALTH & NUTRITION