Zobo is a Nigerian natural drink that has so many health benefits which lots of people do not know. Lots of people think it is just a drink and contains no nutrient but research has proven otherwise.

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Below are a few health benefits of Zobo you should know.

1. Weight loss benefits

Zobo drink is one of the recognized means of weight loss. This drink as already mentioned has diuretic properties, which helps to reduce weight. Fruit acids increase the metabolism (especially if taken it after food), which ultimately burns fat. To do this, you need to take zobo drink for three weeks, and then take a break and begin again. After all, only long-term use of zobo drink can achieve permanent weight loss effect.

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2. Good for fertility

Zobo drink is considered an aphrodisiac and stimulates libido, awakens sexual desire and help to maintain sexual power. So if you introduce this natural drink to your spouse, you will be doing yourself a lot of good.

3. Zobo Drink for Blood Pressure

One of the essential benefits of Zobo drink to the body is the normalization of blood pressure level (prevention of hypertension). Some people say that you need to drink cold Zobo if the blood pressure level is low and if the pressure level is high, Zobo drink should be warm.

In truth, this is misleading; cold Zobo drink has the same benefits as warm, and hot. Just remember that you shouldn’t drink it in excess. Zobo drink is bright red, anthocyanins give the drink this colour, they deliver activity of P-vitamin and strengthen the walls of blood vessels and regulate blood pressure.

4. Kidney Disease

People with kidney disease are advised to consume Zobo drink as it contains 15 to 30 percent of an organic acid as mentioned above. The mechanism is all about the more ability of the kidney to filter out some waste products such as the uric and oxalic acid. Those two wastes can form a sort of stone at the kidney and when it gets bigger, it would be excessively heavy.

However, it is advisable for them not put sugar in the liquid so that the natural essences of Zobo could well-preserved and not contaminated with other non-natural essences such as sugar as we find at the regular market. The main advantage of local and original drink is because it is made through fermentation process producing microorganism that the good nutrients which already exist would increase more and more.

5. Prevents Cancer

Zobo drink could prevent cancer as it is rich with anti-oxidant essences. Consuming any food or raw materials rich with anti-oxidant would significantly strengthen the immune system especially in fighting free radical. As a consequence, the body would be well-kept from various diseases, including cancer which regularly occurs as an impact of free-radical contamination.