How to Make a Tasty Papaya Juice for People with Cancer
Category of food: Beverages/ cold beverages
Servings: Two people
Preparation Time: 10 minutes.
This papaya juice has high nutritional value and helps fight cancerous cells.
- 1 cup of papaya cut into cubes
- 1/2 a cup of fresh mango cut into cubes
- 1/2 cup of pineapple
- Half a cup of pineapple juice or fresh water
- Wash the papaya and mango well and cut it into large cubes.
- Add all ingredients to an electronic food blender and blend it until you get a yellow juice with creamy texture more like a smoothie.
- You can pour the juice into a glass and serve it.
Papaya also called papaw or pawpaw is a topical fruit. It is a large berry about 15–45 cm long. It becomes ripe when it feels soft and its skin has attained a yellow to orange color.
The fruit is native to South America and Central America; however, it is now cultivated in The Arabian Peninsula in countries like Bahrain and Saudi Arabia as well as in some parts of morocco.
The Health Benefits of Papaya Juice for Cancer Patients
- Papaya is a fruit with high nutritional value. Its leaves also have many benefits, which made ancient Australian citizens use its extract as a supplement to provide their body with the essential vitamins and minerals and provide them with the energy.
- It has low sugar index and high content of vitamin B9 (folic acid), which makes it great for treating cancer and for stimulating the production of red blood cells (RBC), as well as protecting the digestive system.
- It is a rich source of potassium.
- Papaya is great for the skin for it has high content of vitamins C and A. Vitamin C is also important for fighting cancer.
- Papaya contains copper and vitamin K, one of the vitamins necessary to boost calcium absorption. It also contains fiber, which helps with several digestive disorders such as constipation especially in cancer patients. It is recommended for people who have bone cancer, colon cancer and stomach cancer.
- Decreases the chances of having asthma since it is rich in beta-carotene, which helps reduce inflammations such as in arthritis, pneumonia, and asthma. It also contains papain enzyme, which contributes to digestion process and to the decomposition of proteins. This makes it helpful in raising the alkalinity of the body.
- Lab studies have proved that papaya extract is potent in fighting cancerous tumors and hindering its growth in breast cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, and pancreatic cancer, for it is rich in folic acid and in vitamins A and B.
- Papaya is rich in antioxidants such as vitamin A, viatmin E, vitamin C, and beta-carotene enzyme that blocks toxins and keep them away from healthy cells to prevent cancer.
- Cut the fruits mentioned in the recipe beforehand and put them in the fridge in order to get a fresh cold juice.
- You can replace the pineapple and the mango with banana and orange if it is more beneficial for the treatment of your type of cancer.