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Papaya and its seeds can help boost health

Sunday, May 12, 2013 by: Sandeep Godiyal
Tags: papaya, seeds, disease prevention

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(NaturalNews) Students from the University of Karachi explored the numerous health benefits of papaya and discovered a few interesting details about it. In their research, Marian Naseem as well as Muhammad Karam Nasir, students Agriculture and Agribusiness Department at Karachi University, found out that the fruit as well as its seeds have numerous benefits to the human body. According to them, the different nutrients in the fruit and its seed can boost health. Their research even cited how some countries across the globe use papaya to cure diseases and strengthen their immunity.

Eating papaya has a lot of benefits

Nasir said that papaya contained a huge amount of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, calcium, potassium, iron as well as thiamin and magnesium. He also added that papaya contains the enzyme papain that can give relief to those suffering from gastric problems and indigestion. Likewise, he noted that the chemical integrate carpain can help in curing certain kinds of diseases.

He also noted that papaya can be very effective in combating several diseases such as diabetes and even cancer. He said that papaya can help control and stop diabetes. He further noted that eating papaya daily can help in combating and even eradicating cancer as papaya contains chemical integrates like lycopene.

Aside from helping combat serious health illnesses, Nasir also identified the other benefits of eating papaya. He added that eating papaya every day can help reduce weight. He also noted that papaya can help reduce the chances of heart attack. As such, he suggests that patients who have hypertension problems include papaya in their daily meals.

Nasir also cited that papaya is a natural body cleaner because it helps in the maintenance of the internal body system. He also added that papaya can help improve a person's eyesight as it contains vitamin A. For both men and women, he said that papaya can boost their fertility.

Nasir also noted how papaya helps stop blood clotting in people's feet, especially those who have sedentary jobs. He also said that papaya helps address acne problems as it contains magnesium.

The researchers also added that papaya can help eliminate constipation as well as nausea. It may also help in preventing the formation of emphysema for those who smoke. But aside from the fruit, its seeds have a number of health benefits as well.

Amazing seeds

Naseem, Nasir's co-researcher, said that the juice of papaya seeds can prevent the kidney from becoming dysfunctional as it contains flavonoids, which can prevent germs from causing diseases.

She also noted that papaya seeds can protect people from several infections and that they can even rid the body of intestine insects. According to Naseem, around 76.7 percent of Nigerian children got rid of intestine insects by simply drinking papaya seed juice for seven days.

She also cited that the Japanese believed that taking in a teaspoon of papaya seeds can protect their liver from some diseases. Likewise, she said that papaya seeds contain a special compound that helps stop the formation of tumors. She also added that such seeds can cure hemorrhoid kind of diseases and that papaya seeds can be used alongside milk to prevent typhoid disease.

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About the author:
Sandeep has written many health field articles for both Internet and print publication. He currently writing for insurancetips4u.co.

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