10 Health Benefits of Papayas.
10 Health Benefits of Pawpaw.
Papaya is a tropical fruit known for its many nutrients, vitamins, minerals, digestive and medicinal benefits. It’s shaped like a pear, but its taste and overall features are unique. It has an orange flesh and it’s soft and sweet to eat. Pawpaw on the other hand has a yellowish flesh and is slightly larger than papaya. Even though they look alike, we’re talking about two different fruits both in physical appearance and taste. Pawpaw’s taste is slightly creamy and banana-like, like a mix of mango, banana and cantaloupe. Papaw has more protein content than most fruits. Papaya is one of those fruits that are very low in calories – 100 grams of papaya contains as low as 39 calories. Besides, it contains many phytonutrients and dietary fiber that make this fruit of the healthiest out there. Dietary fiber, especially the soluble type helps with digestion and normal bowel movement. [click to continue…]
Oranges are juicy, delicious and health-packed fruits with many nutrients, minerals and vitamins needed for optimal health, growth and well being. They’re semitropical fruits that contain very few calories – 47 in 100 grams fresh oranges. This fruit doesn’t contain saturated fats, but it does contain plenty of dietary fiber much needed in the gastrointestinal system. One of the dietary fiber types is pectin that acts as a laxative.
Oranges, like their relatives from the citrus family are a rich source of vitamin C. This is a powerful vitamin with strong antioxidant properties. There are 53.2 mg in 100 grams of orange which makes about 90% of the daily recommended allowance. Vitamin C’s antioxidant properties make him a natural fighter against free radicals, a natural immune system booster and a natural protection from flu, cold and other infections. [click to continue…]
Nectarines, closely related to peaches, are sweet, juicy and nutritious fruits known for their soft flesh and smooth skin. Its country of origin is China and from there it spread all over the world for people to enjoy its lovely flavor. It’s a summer fruit with fruits starting to appear in June. It’s full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, nutrients and it’s also low in calories. [click to continue…]