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Are papaya seeds good for the body?

I don't believe: There are any studies to suggest a definitive yes or no to this answer. ...Read more

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Are papaya seeds used to help lose weight?

Are papaya seeds used to help lose weight?

Of course not: This is just somebody trying to make money off silly people. To trim down, get back into serious hard-core physical fitness. It's a great gift to give yourself, and you'll be very glad. ...Read more

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Can eating papaya seeds eliminate parasites in your gut?

Can eating papaya seeds eliminate parasites in your gut?

Papaya: In some parts of the world, papaya leaves are made into tea as a treatment for malaria, has been used as a medicine for dengue fever, & is marketed in tablet form to remedy digestive problems. Papain is also applied topically for the treatment of cuts, rashes, stings & burns, & green papaya as an herbal medicine for contraception & abortion. Papaya seeds might contain antibacterial properties. ...Read more

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Is it ok to swallow all the papaya seeds in a glass of water beside eating the papaya advice by my chinese physician for constipation?

Is it ok to swallow all the papaya seeds in a glass of water beside eating the papaya advice by my chinese physician for constipation?

Papaya: Unripe papaya fruit is used as a laxative. The seeds are used for treating intestinal worms in some cultures. Eating the seeds in moderation may be ok, but large quantities unsafe due to benzyl isothiocyanate, which may cause toxicity at high doses. Thus, stick with a few seeds only. Use the unripe fruit to treat your constipation or use other dietary fiber & fluids. ...Read more

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Is papaya allowed on the ketonic diet ?

Is papaya allowed on the ketonic diet ?

Strictly no, but...: Why are you on such a diet? It's not natural. I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com. ...Read more

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Is papaya fruit helpful in weight reduction?

Is papaya fruit helpful in weight reduction?

See below: For some folks it has helped but the best way is to learn to eat correctly for you. See www.Weighstation.Net for free help with weight problems..See your md for help with you need to loose weight. ...Read more

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