Thursday, August 27, 2009
Papaya flesh is a rich orange color with either yellow. Papayas may be very helpful for the prevention of atherosclerosis and diabetic heart disease. Papayas are an excellent source of vitamin C as well as a good source of vitamin E and vitamin A, three very powerful antioxidants. The nutrients in papaya have also been shown to be helpful in the prevention of colon cancer. Papaya contains several unique protein-digesting enzymes including papain and chymopapain.
Tomato contains lycopene (the red pigment in tomato). This pigment is a powerful antioxidant that helps in fighting cancer. Tomato is a natural antiseptic therefore it can help protect against various infections. Tomato has a great taste; it can be eaten raw in form of salads .Tomato puree is used to prepare many dishes.
Tomato contains nutrients like vitamin A, C, K, fiber, carbohydrate, potassium, iron, lycopene (an antioxidant) and some amounts of phosphorus and sulfur.
The Greek and Roman mythology refer to apples as symbols of love and beauty but Apple contain vitamins like Vitamin C, Beta-Carotene, iron and potassium.
Apples have long been considered healthy, as indicated by the proverb "an apple a day keeps the doctor away". Research suggests that apples may reduce the risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer. Like many fruits, Apples contain Vitamin C as well as a host of other antioxidant compounds, which explains the reduced risk of cancer.