I have discovered a new found LOVE for papaya while visiting Costa Rica! It's something I wasn't eating on a regular basis back home. I started eating this lovely fruit each morning as a way to break my fast and rehydrate while consuming something light and easy. I noticed that my digestion improved, my skin looked extra glowy and my inflammation seemed to be coming down at an even faster rate. The only thing I had really changed was eating papaya and so I decided to look into the benefits and couldn't believe what I found!
What's so great about papaya? Let me tell you its health benefits!
DIGESTION: Papayas contain an enzyme called papain that promotes better digestion. Papaya is also high in water content and fiber, both of which help to prevent things like constipation and promote regularity and a healthy digestive tract.
WEIGHT LOSS: While being high in fiber as well as water content it helps you feel fuller...