SOURSOP

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HEALTH BENEFITS

  1. Help fight cancer

  2. It is high in antioxidants

  3. It helps fight bacteria

  4. Reduces Inflammation

  5. Help stabilize blood sugar

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Description

Soursop, also known as graviola, is the fruit of Annona muricata, a type of tree native to tropical regions of the Americas (1Trusted Source).

This prickly green fruit has a creamy texture and a strong flavor that is often compared to pineapple or strawberry.

Soursop is typically eaten raw by cutting the fruit in half and scooping out the flesh. Fruits range in size and can be quite large, so it may be best to divide it into a few portions. Soursop contains a small amount of niacin, riboflavin, folate and iron.

Interestingly, many parts of the fruit are used medicinally, including the leaves, fruit and stems. It is also used in cooking and can even be applied to the skin. Soursop can be used in juices, smoothies, teas or desserts. It can also be enjoyed raw, but the seeds should be removed before eating.

A typical serving of this fruit is low in calories yet high in several nutrients like fiber and vitamin C.

Research has also unearthed a variety of health benefits for soursop in recent years which includes:

  1. Help fight cancer

  2. It is high in antioxidants

  3. It helps fight bacteria

  4. Reduces Inflammation

  5. Help stabilize blood sugar