papaya fruit
papaya fruit

Papaya is not a typically well known drink compared to the likes of Apple Juice, Pineapple Juice, as well as Orange Juice. If you are looking for something new to try out, then try this rich Papaya juice with lemon and ginger.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 large papaya
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 ½ Litre of water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • Ginger to taste

How to make Papaya Juice with Lemon and Ginger

  • First cut the papaya into smaller pieces and blend with 1⁄2 liter of water, ginger as well as sugar, until you have a smooth mixture
  • Next add the rest of the water in a jug with ice, and mix together
  • Finally add the lemon juice, to your taste
  • You can serve it chilled if desired

Health Benefits of Papaya

  • Papaya is rich in fibre as well as Vitamin C
  • It has antioxidant function hence helping to prevent cholesterol build up in the arteries
  • Its known to help in weight loss due to its low carb
  • Increase the body’s natural defenses hence boosting your immune system
  • Due to its low sugar content, its good for diabetics
  • With its rich Vitamin A, it helps protects your eye vision
  • Helps with protein digestion
  • Improves bowel function
  • Protects skin health
  • Restores the acid-base balance of the organism
  • Its known to help ease menstrual pain
  • Some studies have shown that eating papaya helps prevent cancer
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