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Eating superfoods can provide many benefits for your health, including protecting your body from diseases, improving your energy levels and enhancing your overall sense of wellbeing.

Could Papaya Leaf be a Cancer Treatment?


Cancer Papaya LeavesWhile the antioxidants, digestive enzymes and other nutritional factors in papaya can provide protection against developing cancer, recent research studies are showing papaya leaves may have potential as a treatment for those already suffering from the disease.

Here’s the research on using papaya leaf for cancer, a homemade remedy using the leaves and just what is in papaya that helps it fight cancerous cellular changes.

Papaya Leaf Cancer Studies

Research by Doctor Nam Dang at the University of Florida found an extract made from dried papaya leaves killed cancer cells directly and slowed the growth of tumor cells in cultures.

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Eating Papaya Seeds for Digestive Health


Papaya Seeds for Digestive HealthYou can eat papaya seeds and they are highly beneficial for detoxification, reducing inflammation, controlling bad bacteria, yeasts and parasitic organisms and particularly for improving your digestive system.

This page will focus on how to use papaya seeds, as well as new papaya seed powder, with dosage instructions for each and a special way to take them to minimize side effects.

Also ahead, the easiest way to get and store papaya seeds for regular use, how to dry them and preparation suggestions for using the seeds from papaya fruit for better health.

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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Papaya Seeds


Uses for papaw seedsWhile most people throw them away, papaya seeds are not only edible, small amounts of them in your diet can be surprisingly good for you.

Keep in mind though that chewing half a teaspoon of the seeds is not like eating papaya fruit. They have a strong flavor, more like a cross between mustard and black peppercorns.

If you can handle that, ahead are 7 powerful papaya seed benefits, potential precautions you need to know and recommended ways to add them to your diet for disease prevention and better health.

1. Papaya Seeds for Worms and Other Parasitic Infections

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7 Papaya Enzyme Side Effects & Warnings


Green papayaWhile there are many health benefits to eating papaya fruit, there are also important potential papaya enzyme side effects and warnings to be aware of.

This is particularly the case with regards to the green unripe fruit, papaya seeds, papaya leaf and papain enzyme digestive supplements.

Let’s have a look at 7 of the most common side effects of papain papaya enzyme and in what situations and conditions it would be best to avoid using it. Continue Reading

How Papaya Enzyme Benefits Digestion


Papaw enzymeWhile eating fruit after a meal isn’t generally recommended as it can have a negative effect on your digestion, papaya is one of the few exceptions

Papaya fruit is a rich source of valuable proteolytic enzymes, such as papain, chymopapain, caricain and glycyl endopeptidase, that can greatly aid in the digestive process. This is especially true of meals that contain meat or other concentrated forms of protein.

But, as this page will show, papaya enzyme can have many other health benefits and may have an even more important role to play when taken on an empty stomach.

Protein Digestion and Papaya Enzymes

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Eating Papaya: Ripeness, Preparation and Best Times


How to Eat PapayaThere are many good reasons to eat papaya more often. This delicious tropical fruit has a long list of health benefits and is particularly good at aiding digestion with its abundant enzyme content.

As its popularity increases, it is becoming easier to find papaya in the fruit section of your supermarket. But how should you pick a ripe one and prepare it and when are the best times to eat it?

How to Pick a Ripe Fruit

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The Top 5 Papaya Health Benefits


Pawpaw fruit benefitsThere are many papaya benefits for your health and this beautiful tropical fruit is proof that nutritious food can also have an amazing taste.

Papaya, also known as papaw and pawpaw around the world, is a rich source of antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and special digestive enzymes that have a remarkable effect both internally and externally.

If you’d like to improve your skin, relieve digestion problems, protect your eyes and heart and possibly lower your risk of many diseases like cancer, then consider the many health benefits of eating papaya.

1. Skin Protection

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Ground Flaxseed Vs Flaxseed Oil — Which is Healthier?


Flax Oil or Ground FlaxBoth flaxseed oil and ground flaxseeds can have significant nutritional benefits but which one is better for your health?

Let’s have a look at the main benefits of each and how flax oil stacks up versus flaxseed meal for omega-3s, lignans, fiber, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.

Omega-3 Content Comparison

The majority of people eating ground flax or taking the oil are doing so because of their incredibly high omega-3 fatty acid content.

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How to Use Flaxseed Oil for Weight Loss


Weight loss FlaxBoth flaxseed oil and ground flaxseed can help with weight loss in ways that most people wouldn’t expect and it has nothing to do with dieting.

Ahead is a look at how flax can help suppress appetite, improve metabolism, regulate blood sugar and insulin, enhance digestion and increase thermogenic fat burning.

Extreme Diets Don’t Work

The most important thing to remember when you want to lose weight is do not fall for fad diets that go to extremes. They simply do not work.

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5 Flaxseed Oil Side Effects and Best Dosage


Dosage Flax Oil While there are many flaxseed oil nutritional benefits, there are also some potential negative effects and it’s important to take the correct amount.

This page lists the main 5 reported side effects of flax oil and suggests a dosage method based on slow increase to reduce the chances of a negative reaction.

Also ahead, the how and when to take it for the best results and work out your own ideal daily intake

5 Side Effects of Flaxseed Oil

1. Blood Thinning Precautions

The omega-3 fatty acids in flax oil can help make blood platelets less sticky, potentially reducing the chances of a dangerous blood clot forming in our arteries.

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Where to Buy Flaxseed Oil Online ⁠


Unrefined linseed oilWith its extremely high omega-3 fatty acid content, flax oil is a popular health supplement. It is also one of the more fragile nutritional oils so it pays to choose your brand carefully.

Here are 3 important things to look for before you buy it and my recommendations for the best cold pressed, organic flaxseed oil, high lignan, the freshest flax meal and the best value capsules for daily use.

3 Factors to Look for When Buying Flax Oil

1. Must be Cold-Pressed

To start with, a high quality organic oil, like this great tasting one I take, should always be cold pressed. Too much heat can damage the structure of the fatty acids so the oil has to be produced carefully to avoid high temperatures.

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Flaxseed Oil for Acne and Better Skin


Improve Skin Flax OilFlaxseed oil is the richest food source of alpha linolenic acid (ALA), comprising over 50% of this essential omega-3 dietary fat for health skin.

Unfortunately, ALA consumption has dropped significantly in modern times, while, by comparison, most people’s intake of omega-6 fats like linoleic acid has increased dramatically.

If we want to address skin problems like acne, dry and flaky skin, eczema and psoriasis, or just have better skin in general, then flaxseed oil can help redress this imbalance.

Linoleic Acid and Skin Inflammation

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