According to scientists from India's National Institute in Hyderabad, the Indian plum, the custard apple and India's beloved mangoes, come after guavas in antioxidant richness.
The study found that while there is a presence of antioxidant concentrations of just under 500 milligrams per 100 grams in guavas, 330mg in plums and 135mg in pomegranates, apples have a quarter of the antioxidants in guavas and bananas merely have a tiny fraction with 30 mg per 100 grams.
A series of tests conducted on Indian fruits, including Himalayan apples and pomegranates, bananas from the south and grapes from Maharashtra, found that the guava, the poor man's fruit in India, has the highest concentration of antioxidants as compared to all the other fruits.
I) use pineapple guava
chutney with pork loin roast instead of gravy, it's really good,'' she said.
You'll get more out of guava
or grapefruit than applesauce or canned pears.
Food processors can extract a clear juice from guavas using natural enzymes, says ARS food technologist Harvey T.
What's more, today's guava juice is clearer and thinner, making it less likely to clog filters or narrow tubing used in producing sodas, sparkling water, and fruit juice blends.
Pectinases take about 2 hours to break down the pectins in guava puree that's heated to 122 [degrees] F.
Pineapple guava and strawberry guava are two related but distincly different plants--and April's a good time to plant either one.
Pineapple guava (Feijoa sellowiana, now often called simply feijoa) is easy to find in nurseries.
The most famous variety of guavas in Allahabad is Surkha, which has deep pink flesh and is high in demand these days.
The specialty here is that as winters intensify, these guavas turn red, and they are very tasty and sweet in taste.
Famous as the mango belt of the country, this region of Uttar Pradesh, is witnessing a sea change as more and more mango cultivators have switched over to growing guavas because the production of mango has not been good since last three years.
Faced with such a scenario, the mango growers have been forced to switch over to cultivating guavas.