Saturday, September 22, 2018

Article Index

17.0 Comparative Studies With Other Fruits

Few fruits have the wide range of bioactivity exhibited by custard apple fruit even those that are already considered superfruits such as blueberry and pomegranate.  Even though there have been limited animal and human studies, custard apple fruit appear to be have excellent health and medicinal benefits which deserve to be further explored.

Conclusions

Based on in vitro and in vivo testing, custard apple fruit have potent anti-diabetic, anti-obese, anti-microbial and anti-cancer properties.  Extensive human clinical trials need to be conducted to determine the efficacy and safety of the specific chemicals in custard apple fruit as anti-diabetic and anti-cancer agents.  Compared with other fruits, custard apple could be classed as one of the new superfruits.

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