Custard apple is a delicious fruit which belongs to the Annona family. The outer skin of the fruit is tough. The taste is sweet, slightly tangy with creamy texture which wraps the deep-brown colored seeds. In the English-speaking countries, it is popularly known as “Bullock’s Heart”. The tropical fruit is composed of several poly-phenolic antioxidants and is said to have anti-cancer properties.
We take a look at the health benefits of Custard Apple
Minimizes the risk of Cancer
The multiple seed fruit has properties that protect you against cancer. It is wonderful fruit that can enrich your blood cells and blood vessels when undergoing chemotherapy.
Rich in Antioxidants
Adding the fruit to your daily diet is good as it is rich in antioxidants. This increases the immunity of the body too.
The laxative properties of the fruit aids easy bowel movements. This cleans intestines and even deworms.
Excellent source for vitamins
The delicious fruit has high content of vitamins like B-complex, Vitamin B-6. This helps boost GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid) a neurotransmitter which is the chief inhibitory compound in mature vertebrate central nervous systems.
Improves your digestion and vision
The marvelous fruit enhances your vision in a natural way. The fruit is packed with nutrients like minerals, vitamin A and vitamin C that enhances the vision.
Helps in the healing process
The custard apple is effective in treating ulcers and boils when consumed with the daily diet. It moisturizes the skin and reduces the inflammation of affected areas. Also, the skin of the fruit prevents gums and tooth decay.
Ensures a healthy heart
The apple is loaded with magnesium and potassium which protects your heart from cardiac arrests and other diseases. The cholesterol level is well maintained on consumption of the fruit.
Custard Apple Recipe
Custard apples shake to give you instant energy
- Custard Apple – ½ cup
- Milk – 2 cups
- Sugar – 2tsps
- Crushed ice – required quantity
Add the ingredients in a blender to liquidize
Pour into two glasses and serve with chilled crushed ice.
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