6 Health Benefits of Custard Apple
The Times Of India
Nov 25, 2020

Custard is a popular fruit known for its creamy, sweet flesh. Watch our latest video to learn about 6 crucial health benefits.

Custard apple is known as “Sitaphal” in Hindi. It is a delicious fruit that is popular for its creamy, sweet flesh. Custard apples are full of nutrients. Here are 6 health benefits of Custard apple: 

1. Good for Skin and Hair :

Custard apples are rich in Vitamin A, which helps to get healthy skin, hair and eyesight. It has anti-ageing properties and prevents dry skin and scalp.

2.Helps Gain Healthy Weight :

Gaining weight, the right way can be as difficult as losing weight. Custard apples are packed with essential nutrients, the right amount of carbohydrates & protein. Having custard apples with honey can make your weight gain journey sweeter.

3. Helps in Boosting Mood :

Custard apples are rich in B6. Vitamin B6 is responsible for producing ‘feel good hormones.’Custard apples will help you to reduce mood swings and reduce depression by improving your mood.

4. Aids in Digestion :

Custard apple is a rich source of dietary fibres and copper, both help in digestion, prevents constipation and eases bowel movements. Dried custard apple powder mixed with water can help treat diarrhoea.

5.  Controls Blood Pressure :

Potassium and magnesium are important to control the blood pressure.  Custard apple is a good source of both these minerals hence it is effective in maintaining blood pressure.

6.  Helps Prevent Asthma :

Custard apples are packed with Vitamin B6 which is effective in reducing bronchial inflammation. You can add Custard Apple in your diet in multiple ways. Mix them into yogurt or oatmeal or add in your glass of smoothie. The fruit can be kept in the fridge for up to three days.