Known by many names, the guanabana tree is part of the Annonaceae family that grows in many tropical countries. The Guanabana or Soursop is a fruit that weighs an average 2.9 kg, of which 75.6% is pulp, 4.8% is seeds, 12.7% is skin and 6.9% is rachis. The Guanábana has a sweet and slightly bitter pulp, with approximately 17.2 Brix degrees and an average of 171 seeds per fruit. Guanábana is said to be a cancer-curing fruit and has been used to fight cancer for the past 40 years in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, fibers, potassium and magnesium. Researchers have shown that it can help fight cancer by shrinking tumor cells. It has also been shown to stabilize blood-sugar levels.