The Amazing Benefits Of The Papaya

The papaya is a fruit that comes from the heart of Mexico and Central America, and is said to have several benefits for fruit lovers everywhere, including digestive, medicinal, and also nutritional. The fruit grows on their trees at the very top of the trunk, where it appears orange with a tint of pink and yellow, and bears a soft texture with a rich, sweet flavor.

Papaya fruit, as stated previously, bares a variety of benefits for your body. They are an excellent source of many essential vitamins, such as Vitamin A, which helps improve vision and the appearance of skin, Vitamin C, which boosts your immune system and acts as an anti-inflammatory, and Vitamin B-1 and B-6, which are essential for metabolism. The fruit also provides an excellent source of potassium, calcium, and dietary fibers to help regulate your body. Other health benefits that come from eating the papaya are absolutely no cholesterol intake, and a very low calorie count; There are only 39 calories per every 100 grams of the fruit.

Aside from the complete source of essential vitamins and minerals that are contained in the papaya, the small, black seeds produced inside the fruit have been found to be useful in traditional medicines, acting as an anti-inflammatory and an anti-parasitic. They have been used commonly to relieve stomach aches and help fight ringworm infections as well.

There are a few warnings when it comes to eating the fruit. Unripened papaya can be harmful to ingest because it contains a high level of papain, which is a proteolytic enzyme, and carpaine, which is an alkaloid that when ingested in higher doses can become very dangerous. Overall, the safest and best way to eat a papaya raw is when it is at the peak of ripeness; However, it can be eaten when it is unripened as long as it is cooked, like you would cook and steam vegetables.

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Jewelry Made from a Rose

A lot of people liked my previous article Jewelry Made from Fruit and asked me a lot of questions about them so I decided make part 2 - Jewelry Made from a Rose

While browsing the Internet and looking for a present for friends of mine for their weddign anniversary I found a website with amazing 5 year anniversary gifts and the jewelry with real flowers (partuicularly roses) were some of the sujjestions there. Honestly I haven't seen such beautiful pieces! Take a look and I hope you'd like them like I did!

Jewelry Made from Fruit

There is a unique trend in jewelry. Fruit is being used to make different pieces of jewelry. Apples, oranges, and even mangos are being used to make various pieces. The fruit will not rot or turn colors. This is an organic way to make jewelry from both the fruit and the seeds. Every piece is made by hand from fruit that is found in the Amazon Rainforest.

The jewelry that is made from the fruit and seeds averages around $54 a piece. This is for a bracelet or a necklace. Each piece of this jewelry is made by hand and is prepared with top quality craftsmanship.

This fruit jewelry takes some time to make. The seeds of the plants are pained or shined so that their natural beauty can shine through. The seeds or the fruit and then entwined with several pieces of strong and crocheted together. This will make sure they are secure and nothing will fall off. When working with little seeds or berries they are grouped together to make sure that they are secure. There is an easy clasp in the back of the necklace or on the back of the bracelet to allow it to come on and off without a problem. Each seed or piece of fruit is sewn on one piece at a time for each and every piece of jewelry that is made. This work is eco friendly and sustainable.

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