Papaya Juice - Get Relief from Constipation

Papaya juice is loaded with the protease called papain. It is a big help in digesting proteins in your food.

It gives you some relief from constipation.

Ever find yourself sitting on the toilet bowl, waiting, only to find out that the thing you want to come out does not come out?

Chances are, you show some signs of constipation.

Here Are a Few More Symptoms

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Bloating
  • Difficulty During Defecation
  • Infrequent Bowel Movement
  • Feeling of Having Incomplete Bowel Movement

Constipation is more common in women than in men and it is more likely to occur during pregnancy.

Common causes are:

  • Dietary
  • Hormonal
  • Inadequate Dietary Fiber Intake
  • Inadequate Fluid Intake
  • Side Effects of Medications
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Some form of Disorder

You know, if you get constipated too often, it could lead to the following:

  1. Bowel Obstruction
  2. Colitis
  3. Dependence on Laxatives
  4. Hemorrhoids
  5. Hernia

It is prudent to consult your doctor if you get constipated frequently. Constipation itself may be a symptom of some other illness such as:

  • Colon Cancer
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Diverticulosis
  • Lead poisoning
  • Parkinson's Disease

Be very careful with laxatives. Use them with utmost caution because they can lead to dependence.

It means you feel you can't move your bowels properly without them.

Tell you what, drink papaya juice instead. Aside from being a high fiber food, it is loaded with the protease called papain. It is a big help in digesting proteins in your food.

Eat plenty of papaya fruit, too.

Papaya Juice Contains Antioxidants

  • Carotenoids
  • Flavonoids
  • Lycopene

They also contain folates and vitamin A, C, E and K.In addition, they contain minerals such as:

  • Lutein
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Zeaxanthin
The papaya fruit prevents constipation and reduces the risks of getting hypertension and stroke

Other benefits you get from drinking the juice and eating the fruit include:

  1. Aids in your Digestion Process and thereby Prevent Constipation
  2. Cleanses Your System
  3. Reduce the Risks of Getting Cancer
  4. Reduce the Risks of Getting Hypertension and Stroke

High in Proteolytic Enzymes

Green papaya is excellent for internal cleanse purposes especially when you mix it with pineapple juice which contains bromelain.

A word of caution though: Unripe or green papaya latex acts like prostaglandin and oxytocin which the body makes to start labor.

If you are pregnant, be on the safe side, avoid green or unripe papaya.

By the way, here are other medicinal uses of papaya.

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