Friday, February 11, 2011

All about Papaya

I absolutly love Papaya
and every thing about it , how it grows ,the color,
the tecture, the taste and the fact that
it is so good for you.

Photo is from Pine Island Nuresry
they are a great site to visit for all kinds of great fruits
All about Papaya
Growing Papaya
Growing papaya from seed is the easiest and most successful way to get started.
 And of course it's also the cheapest. You can grow papayas using seed from shop bought papayas.

Instuction for growing can be found HERE

Papaya - A Powerhouse of Nutrients!

 papaya is rich in antioxidents, carotene, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, pantothenic acid, folate and fiber. All these nutrients are essential for the smooth functioning of various systems of your body. The vitamins and minerals present in papaya act as great boosters for metabolism. Since its regular intake accelerates the rate of metabolism, your body utilizes fat deposits fast to generate energy. In the process, loss of fat cells imparts you a leaner and more toned body.
Sap papaya contains papain enzymes. According to a study published in The Journal of the Society of Biology, papain enzymes are anti-tumor and anticancer. In these enzymes there karpain compounds, which are known potent inhibiting several microorganisms that work interfere with digestive functions and effectively suppress the cause of typhoid fever.

Papaya is called fruit of the angels by Conquistadors because of its heavenly taste.
 In its prime, it is a cerise-orange colored, unbelievably juicy fruit with an aroma to match
 its heavenly taste. Not only is papaya beautiful,
fragrant and luscious, it is amazingly healthful!
More on Why and How
to eat this wonderful fruit can be found HERE  HERE and HERE
This post is a work in progress , more to come concerning papaya.
So,,, for the crafts
Juice can stool
My grandma made one just like this when I was little
it was in different fabric of course but other wise it is
the same pattern, mine will be in a green fabric. I am really glad to
have stubbled upon this pattern HERE at a site called

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