Our food contain sugars from plants (such as whole grain cereals and their byproducts such as breads and pastas); green vegetables, fruits, and dairy products are also rich in carbohydrates. The ingestion of simple unhealthy sugars has rapidly increased, and this has been suggested to play a role in the development of various diseases. Sugar-sweetened beverages contain loads of added sugars, it is important that we choose the right kinds of sugars as often as possible by consuming more natural and whole foods and beverages, rather than processed ones.
Pawpaw is a tropical fruit loaded important antioxidant properties, one that also contains a wide range of health promoting phytochemicals. Pawpaws are rich in vitamins, dietary fiber and carotenoids that increase in concentration as the fruit ripens. Papaya also contains two main proteolytic enzymes, papain and chymopapain, which are involved in protein digestion and thus a good side or dessert when eating protein rich meals such as meat or fish. In fact, all parts of the pawpaw plant exhibit various medicinal properties as many research investigations have revealed.
This episode discusses the rich antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties of mango, a fruit that should be included in everyone’s diet for its multifaceted biochemical actions and health-enhancing properties. This episode also shows you three easy ways to eat mangoes.