Fruit Facts – Guanabana (Soursop)

Guanabana (Soursop) - Health Benefits

What is Soursop?

Soursop is native to Cuba, northern South America (Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia), and Mexico. It is also grown in some areas of sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

Other common names of this fruit are: graviola (Portuguese), guanábana (Spanish), sorsaka (Papiamento), aluguntugui (Ga language of Ghana), adunu (Acholi), and hanuman fal (Hindi).

Soursop contains the following nutrients:

  • amino acid
  • acetogenins
  • Vitamin C
  • iron
  • riboflavin
  • phosphorus
  • thiamine
  • calcium
  • carbohydrates
  • niacin
  • fibers
  • carbohydrates

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