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Papaya

  1. 1. PAPAYA PAPAW PAWPAW NORTHAMERICAN:- PAPAYA FLAN DISH
  2. 2. Preliminary medical research in animals has confirmed the potential contraceptive and abortifacient capability of papaya, and also found that papaya seeds have contraceptive effects in adult male langur monkeys and possibly in adult male humans
  3. 3. Unripe papaya is especially effective in large amounts or high doses. Ripe papaya is not teratogenic and will not cause miscarriage in small amounts. Physiochemical in papaya may suppress the effects of progesterone. Other preliminary research indicates alternate possible effects which remain to be further studied. Papaya juice has an invitro anti proliferative effect on liver cancer cells, possibly due to lycopene or immune system stimulation. Papaya seeds might contain antibacterial properties against Escheria coil
  4. 4. In the 1990s, the papaya ringspot virus threatened to wipe out Hawaii's papaya industry completely. causes premature molting and malformation of the leaves In 2004,it was found that papayas throughout Hawaii had experienced hybridization with the genetically modified varieties and that many seed stocks were contaminated.By 2010,80%of Hawaiian papaya plants were genetically modified.
  5. 5. The papaya is also susceptible to the fruit fly , a small wasp like insect that lays eggs in young fruits.
  6. 6. ENERGY 163kJ (39 kcal) CARBHOHYDRATES 9.81g SUGARS 5.9 g DIETARY FIBRE 1.8 g FAT 0.14 g VITAMIN A EQUIV. 328 μg (41%) THIAMINE (VIT.B1) 0.04 mg (3%) RIBOFLAVIN (VIT.B2) 0.05 mg (4%) NIACIN (VIT. B3) 0.338 mg (2%) VITAMIN B6 0.1 mg (8%) FOLATE(VITB9) 38 μg (10%) VITAMIN C 61.8 mg (74%) CALCIUM 24 mg (2%) IRON 0.10 mg (1%) PHOSPHOROUS 5 mg (1%)
  7. 7. The unripe green fruit can be eaten cooked ,usually in curries, salads and stews. Green papayas is used in south eastern cooking , both raw and cooked. In Thai cuisine, papaya is used to make som tam and kaenq som when still not fully ripe. In Indonesian cuisine ,the unripe green fruits and young leaves are boiled for use as part of lalab salad ,while the flower buds are sautéed and stir fried with chillies and green tomatoes as Minahasan ,papaya flower vegetable dish.
  8. 8. Papaya is marketed in tablet form to remedy digestive problem. Papain is also applied topically for the treatment of cuts ,rashes , stings and burns. Papain ointment is commonly made from fermented papaya flesh,and is applied as gel like paste. Enslaved women in the West Indies were noted for consuming papaya to preganancies and thus preventing their children from being born into slavery.
  9. 9. Papaya is frequently used as hair conditioner, but should be used in small amounts . Papaya releases a latex fluid which can cause irritation and provoke allergic reactions in some people. The papaya fruit, seeds , latex and leaves also contains carpaine which can be dangerous in high doses It is speculated that the latex concentration of unripe papayas may cause uterine contractions , which may lead to miscarriage. Papaya seeds extracts in large doses have a contraceptive effect on rats and monkeys , but in small doses have no effect on the unborn animals.
  10. 10. Excessive consumption of papaya can cause carotenemia , the yellowing of soles and palms which is otherwise harmless. However a very large dose would need to be consumed; papaya contains about 6% of the level of beta carotene found in carrots.

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