April 26, 2020

Refreshing Papaya Relish

This refreshing relish will help boost your immune system and keep your skin young and elastic. Papaya is rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene, which your body converts to vitamin A. It’s also high in potassium. Certain enzymes in papaya aid digestion. I use this salsa on grilled meats and fish, such as my Grilled Swordfish in Secret Marinade, and it’s also delicious as an appetizer with whole-grain chips. YIELDS about 4 cups Ingredients 2 cups cubed papaya, ripe but still firm ¼ cup seeded and chopped red bell pepper ¼ cup chopped red onion 1 tsp. minced garlic ½ […]
May 8, 2018

Create More Youthful Skin Using Papaya

I see many older patients with skin that’s beginning to show its age. They want to know what’s the best skin preparation to help regain a more youthful look. I tell them that one of the best anti-aging, skin rejuvenation, products is really not one of those expensive products after all. Rather, it’s a product of Nature that you can buy relatively cheaply in the produce department of your local grocery – the skin-rejuvenating papaya. Here’s why… Reap The Anti-Aging Skin Benefits of Papaya When patients come to me with skin problems – particularly ‘aging skin issues’ – I ask […]
June 19, 2013

Nutrition Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Papaya?

Sometimes referred to as a tree melon, the papaya is native to southern Mexico and Central America. Papaya was introduced to Hawaii in the early 1800s and today it is the only state that commercially grows this fruit, touted for its many health benefits. As we celebrate national papaya month, take this quiz to see what you know about its nutritional value.