Guava is a sweet and delicious fruit cultivated in the tropical climates. This seasonal fruit is round or pear-shaped and is light green, yellow or maroon in colour when it ripens. It has a white or maroon flesh, depending on its type, and has small hard seeds enveloped in its soft, sweet pulp.
It is mostly eaten raw or consumed in the form of juice, jams, and jellies. This popular fruit is a powerhouse of nutrients. Guava is a good source of energy, dietary fiber, and vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, folate, thiamine, and riboflavin. It also contains essential minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, and potassium.