Sunday, August 11, 2013

Create radiant health with the medicinal advantages of papaya


Named the "Fruit of the Angels" by Christopher Columbus, papaya is enjoyed around the world as a sweet tropical delight. Every part of the papaya tree and its fruit lend great therapeutic value in maintaining health and correcting bodily imbalances. Indigenous people have known of the health promoting benefits of papaya for centuries, and now the knowledge has entered into the spotlight of modern medicine.

Papaya is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. The ripe fruit provides a bounty of vitamin C, E, and A along with folate and potassium. The shining star of papaya nutrition is papain, a formidable enzyme that helps digest protein and reduce inflammation. Papain is 3 times more abundant in green papaya than fully ripened fruit. Just make sure you source organic varieties. Continue »

2 comments:

  1. Most papaya are now GENETICALLY MODIFIED. Suggesting the health benefits of papaya without mentioning GMO is pure misdirection and false information.

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    1. You're right, genetically modified papaya is a problem. Sadly, most papaya from Hawaii is genetically modified. However, it is possible to find non-GMO fruit from other locations. Needless to say, it's extremely important to source organic varieties.

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