If I were to go to a fancy dress competition or if I were to become a fruit next life— ‘I’d love being Papaya.
It resembles my nature— hard and firm from outside and soft and manageable from the inside.
Furthermore, ‘I’d love to be called a natural panacea for the human body as it poses plenty of health benefits— thanks to all the phytochemicals in it.
‘Here’s why Papaya is my to-go fruit.
IT’S AN ENEMY TO BACTERIA.
You can simply call Papaya as antimicrobial or antibacterial fruit which keeps the bacteria at arm’s length.
A review revealed that the extract from the Papaya subdued the operation of bacteria, thereby reducing the chances of bacterial diseases.
The fruit and the seed inhibited the action of bacteria in the following order: B cereus >> E coli >> S faecalis >> S aureus >> P vulgaris >> S flexneri.
IT DESPISES BAD CHOLESTEROL.
The dear Papaya despises lousy cholesterol in your body as ‘it’s possessive about the arteries.
It ‘doesn’t allow cholesterol plaque to sit and flirt with vessels; instead, it suppresses its level which eventually keeps the vessels healthy and highway for the blood vessels.
With proper papaya intake, you can also govern the amount of triglyceride— the type of fat which affects your ‘heart’s health.
IT GUARDS YOUR STOMACH.
Papaya enjoys fighting with digestive problems which torment your stomach and troubles your day.
As ‘it’s rich in papain enzyme and plenty of water, it checks your metabolism which sooner or later makes your day at home and office.
The enzyme breaks down the proteins which contribute to indigestion and other digestive problems such as constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.
IT STAVES OFF DIABETES.
Despite having a natural sweet flavonoid, papaya staves off your high sugar level with ease.
You can use it as the best possible food item against your sugar-philia cravings.
A medical review indicates that Papaya leads to a hypoglycemic effect in the diabetic body— the effect known to limit the amount of sugar level in the blood.
It also displayed an unbeaten run for activating the pancreatic cells— the cells which help in the production of insulin hormones.
As insulin hormone takes care of the glucose in the bloodstream, you should utilize Papaya to maximum use.
IT EXTINGUISHES THE INFLAMES.
Sometimes, inflammation feels more painful than the fire burn and hence, it needs an extinguisher.
Papaya fulfills the exact need for the extinguisher by possessing multiple anti-inflammatory agents such as alkaloids and flavonoids.
‘It’s a fruit gem which has been studied for years, and its claim to fame can be read from one of the studies which explore its anti-inflammatory effect on arthritis and other inflammatory issues.
As it also abounds essential minerals such as calcium and potassium, it regulates the joint pain as well.
IT TOSSES ASIDE THE EXCESSIVE FAT.
Papaya loves its host body.
If you are hosting Papaya into your circulatory system, it gifts your body an ability to fight those excessive fat distributed across your periphery and waist circumference.
As it’s naturally spirited with dynamic anti-obesity minerals and vitamins, it modulates the fat into your body and ‘doesn’t let these fat cells to replicate.
It also detoxes your body by regulating the healthy digestive tract which gradually boosts the metabolism and reduces the risk of fat accumulation.
IT MAKES YOU LOOK YOUNG.
If getting old is a disorder, wrinkled skin and grey hair are its symptoms.
But if you induce papaya phytochemicals into your body, despite turning old, your symptoms will more likely disappear.
As free radicals (the unstable electron) in your body snatches the atom from your skin, the skin feels inflamed, and it eventually creates wrinkles.
Papaya, on the other hand, has antioxidant— the substance which reduces the oxidative stress by donating the electron to the free radicals, thereby limiting the action of them.
Thus, it works like “The curious case of Benjamin Button,” where instead of aging, you become young.
So, are you having enough of Papaya in your meal? You can also go through a series of recipes to add flavor depth to your meal-course.