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Benefits Of Papaya


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    Benefits Of Papaya

    Benefits Of Papaya
    Having the shape of a pear, the papaya is a tropical fruit whose length can vary from seven to 20 inches. Though you will find the papaya being sold in the market the whole year round, it grows abundantly during the summer time. People all over the globe love eating the sweet-tasting papaya. But apart from being very tasty, papaya also nurtures several health benefits.

    Nutrition Benefits of Eating Papaya

    • Papaya contains 'papain', a digestive enzyme known for aiding digestion.
    • When consumed ripe, this fruit being easily digestible assists in preventing constipation.
    • A study reveals that when this fruit is consumed alone for three days, it has a useful tonic effect in the stomach and intestines.
    • The juice of papaya assists in mitigating infections of the colon. It also helps in breaking down pus and mucus.
    • The consumption of ripe papaya is said to help in the prevention of cancer in organs and glands with epithelial tissue.
    • Papaya helps tremendously in preventing nausea, including morning sickness and motion sickness.
    • When had with honey, the papaya seeds are known to be antihelminthic for expelling worms. So chew and swallow two teaspoonfuls of papaya seeds after the main meals during a day.
    • Being a good bleaching agent, papaya forms a vital ingredient in liquid and bar bath soaps, hand washes, astringents and even detergent bars.
    • Papaya has rejuvenating properties that especially assists in controlling early aging.
    • Eating papaya on a regular basis is known to restore strength and health to the body.
    • Papaya is a rich source of antioxidant nutrients like carotenes, vitamin C, vitamin B, minerals, fiber, etc. All these nutrients boost the health of the cardiovascular system, apart from providing protection against colon cancer.
    • Being a rich source of fiber, papaya consumption helps in lowering high cholesterol levels.
    • This fruit can be directly applied to skin sores also.



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    Re: Benefits Of Papaya

    Dear Nisha, Normally people rejects this papaaya because it induce heat to the body. your information really breaks this useless thought about papaaya and you have given such good and nice information about papaaya and its benefits. thanks

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