Health benefits of this superfruit By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 16th October, 2019, 18:52

Sitaphal or custard apple is a fruit from Annona Squamosa tree, which is native in tropical American countries and in West Indies

Health benefits of this superfruit

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The University of Pennsylvania is to be credited for bringing to the fore this research, which connects fish consumption to good sleep and improved cognition


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