Miracle Fruit

What fruit is this? Why is this fruit called miracle fruit. This fruit is Soursop, it is high in vitamin c, an antioxidant known to boost immune health. The vitamin strengthens your immune system improving its ability to defend against pathogens. It also promotes the destruction of free radicals which helps to protect the skin and cells from oxidative damage in the environment.

One whole soursop fruit contains two hundred and fifteen percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin c. The fruit and leaves contain many other antioxidants, including phytosterols, tannins and flavonoids Antioxidants play a role in your overall health and may help to protect against various health conditions. Here are more health benefits that you can get from soursop.

A healthy digestion– one whole soursop fruit contains approximately eighty three percent of your recommended daily allowance of fiber, which is an important nutrient for your digestive health. Fiber helps to promote regularity and prevent digestive issues such as constipation.

Potential anti carcinogenic effects– while mostly limited to test tube studies, soursop maybe beneficial in helping to fight and prevent cancer. A study found that a soursop extract can reduce the size of breast cancer tumors and kill cancer cells. Research has found that an extract can stop the development of leukemia cells.

Anti- inflammatory– antioxidants fight free radicals reducing damage to your cells caused by oxidative stress. One of the side effects of oxidative stress is inflammation. The antioxidants in soursop can help to reduce inflammation in the body.

Stabilizes blood pressure– high blood pressure can lead to serious issues, such as heart disease and heart attack. One factor that contributes to the blood pressure is sodium intake. Potassium helps the body metabolize sodium and eases the tension on the walls of the blood vessels, both of which can help lower blood pressure. One whole fruit offers about one- third to one- half of the recommended daily allowance of potassium.

Fight bacteria – soursop can provide an anti bacterial effect. Studies have found that an extract can kill different types of bacteria. Soursop extract can also help fight cholera and staphylococcus bacteria.

Prevent leg cramps – Potassium plays an important role in muscle contraction. Fruits provide just the right amount of potassium that a person should consume.

Relieves anemia – soursop contains iron that can benefit the body in the formation of red blood cells .

Improves bone health – The copper found in soursop helps maintain healthy bones and may also help prevent osteoporosis.

Improves energy – Soursop is rich in vitamin b that helps in breaking down carbohydrates, protein and fats that produce energy for the body.

Soursop is called a miracle fruit because of its ability to prevent all types of cancer. Herbal medicines made from the juice of this fruit have long been said to be a natural cancer cell killer.


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