Custard apple: It contains antioxidants and is high in nutrients like magnesium and potassium, offering a plethora of health benefits.
Custard apple is popularly known as ‘ ‘Sitaphal’ and ‘Sharifa’ in Hindi. It is a yummy fruit that is popular for its creamy, sweet flesh. Custard apples are full of nutrients. The fruit also, contains antioxidants and is high in nutrients like magnesium and potassium, offering a plethora of health benefits.
Here are 6 health benefits of Custard apples:
- Good for skin and hair
Custard apple contains Vitamin A, which helps to get healthy skin, hair and eyesight. It has anti-ageing properties and prevents dry skin and scalp.
- Helps prevent asthmaCustard apples are high in Vitamin B6, which helps to reduce bronchial inflammation. Custard apples can be incorporated into your diet in a variety of ways. Combine them with yoghurt or oatmeal, or add them to a glass of smoothie. The fruit can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days.
- Helps in boosting moodCustard apples are high in vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 is in charge of producing ‘feel-good hormones.’ Custard apples will improve your mood and help you reduce mood swings and depression.
- Helps gain healthy weight
Gaining weight correctly can be just as difficult as losing weight. Custard apples are high in essential nutrients, as well as carbohydrates and protein. Custard apples with honey can make your weight gain journey more enjoyable.
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5. Controls blood pressure
Potassium and magnesium are essential for blood pressure control. Custard apple contains both of these minerals and thus aids in blood pressure regulation.
6. Aids in digestion
Custard apple is high in dietary fibres and copper, which aid digestion, prevent constipation, and ease bowel movements. Diarrhoea can be treated with dried custard apple powder mixed with water.
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