Guava is a tropical fruit native of South America and the Caribbean, and Brazil is currently the largest producer of red guavas. Its pulp exudes a strong and sweet scent. In general, guava does not have much sugar neither fat and it is recommended for any type of diet. Usually consumed as raw or in the form of fruit pulp, in which candy, jams, jellies and juices can be produced.
Guava is rich in dietary fiber, vitamins A and C, folic acid, potassium, copper and manganese. Having a low-calorie profile but with essential nutrients for our daily diet. A single common guava fruit can contain about four times the amount of vitamin C as an orange.