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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Papaya Fruit and Its Benefits for Health

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Papaya (carica papaya) is a straight trunked plants and wet. Papaya tree resemble palms, with white flowers and ripe fruit is reddish yellow, tastes like a melon. Papaya tree height can reach 8 to 10 meters with a strong root.

Papaya is rich in vitamin C and is a good source of antioxidants. Fiber content in its also smooth, so that both consumed by the infants to old age. In traditional Chinese medicine, papaya is known to overcome digestive disorders. Papaya can eliminate intestinal worms. Ripe papaya can be used to cure dysentery, rheumatism and problems with mucus production.

Vitamin C and carotenoids, which many found in papaya, may help prevent cancer. It comes recommended diet of foods containing vitamin C and carotenoids to prevent lung cancer. It is also the possibility to fight colon cancer, pancreatic, bladder and breast, and reduce free radicals which trigger cancer.

Vitamin C is essential for sperm formation. Lack of vitamin C in man will be able to inhibit in obtaining offspring. Improvements to this requires a period of one month by increasing vitamin C intake of 500 milligrams. The quality and quantity of sperm and its activities can be enhanced by increasing the consumption of vitamin C.

Vitamin C also may reduce the risk of cataracts, strengthening blood capillary walls and reduces the risk of heart disease.
For smokers should increase consumption of vitamin C to match the levels of vitamin C for non-smokers.


Jennifer is Always Sick said...

We used to take papaya enzyme chewable tablets we bought from the GNC. It helped with an upset stomach. Some people take it for nausea associated with hangovers too.

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