The Health Benefits of Soursop
Soursop, otherwise known as corossol, Graviola, guyabano, or guanabana, is the fruit of a tropical evergreen tree that is native to the Caribbean and tropical regions of Latin America. With a green and spiky exterior and white interior, this tropical fruit tastes like a hybrid between a pineapple, strawberry, and apple, with slight sour notes and a texture like a banana. Watch out for statements that this fruit is a potential cure for cancer as there is no reliable or credible scientific evidence to say otherwise.
- Nutritional Info:
Caloric Ratios: 91% Carbs, 4% Fats, 5% Protein
Estimated Glycemic Load: 11
Vitamin Benefits: High in Vitamin C, Thiamin, and Niacin.
Mineral Benefits: High in Magnesium, Potassium, and Copper.
- Body Benefits:
Even though it isn’t a cure for cancer it is a great source of flavor, Vitamin C, Thiamin, and Niacin, which all operate at the blood-brain – nervous system – nerve function level. This fruit helps convert food into energy with the Thiamin and Niacin levels.