Papaya is a well-tolerated fruit in many third-world countries that have depended on it for centuries of homeopathic, plant-based herbal medicine. Since it is high in fiber and contains many enzymes that aid digestion, it is a great food choice for people with a sensitive stomach or gut. However, some forms of papaya are so... Continue Reading →
This tongue-in-cheek article is on the very serious subject of Immunonutrition. A little- used word in the general public, it is an international concept used by millions of medical professionals for at least the past 8 years. We at "The MD, PhD is In" would like to see that you know about it. Just for... Continue Reading →
The #1 Rule of Shopping for any fruit or vegetable: "Be Picky when you Pick a Papaya." 5 Steps to Follow when Picking a Pretty Papaya: If possible, always grow your own produce from non-pesticide seeds, buy from a well-established and reputable farmer, or go certified organic. Procure the purest papaya, purposefully picked with purity... Continue Reading →
Papaya Seeds are nutritious, although not the same as eating the fruit. Papain Protein Breakdown: Papayas eat leftovers! Their gut-assisting enzymes like papain break down unused protein leftovers in your food. Always talk to your doctor before incorporating too much papaya in your diet. Papaya Carpaine Killer: Papaya's anthelmintic alkaloid carpaine kills parasites and amoeba. Can you picture that? By breaking... Continue Reading →
Papaya is also known as "pawpaw" or "papaw." The Yellow, Ripe Papaya. Note that there is very little green on it. Image Courtesy: http://www.buyfruit.com.au The papaya's fruit, seeds and leaves have been used for lots of benefits. Here are 10 Reasons to Choose Papaya for Immunonutrition: Anti-bacterial: For example, Carica papaya extract was found to exert anti-bacterial... Continue Reading →
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