I know the title sounds like a weird combination, but sometimes creativity breeds something unexpected and delicious! You’ll be delighted by the flavor, and while you’re tantalizing your tastebuds your body will be nourished by all the vitamin C.
Papayas contain 144% of our daily need for this nutrient, while limes contain 48% vitamin C. Christopher Columbus is said to have called papayas the “fruit of the angels.”
They are high in vitamin A, folate and B vitamins making them excellent for controlling arthritis, heart disease and atherosclerosis.
The enzyme papain in papaya is an anti-inflammatory and helps digest protein faster. They also contain 212 amino acids! Now that is one power packed fruit!
Limes also contain a ton of health building nutrients. Their benefits include, helping with digestion, constipation, diabetes, heart disease, ulcers, arthritis, respiratory disorders, prostate and colon cancers, and many more! Read about them here.
BTW, did you know that oranges have over 170 different phytochemicals and more than 60 flavonoids, many of which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties and strong antioxidant effects?
One orange provides 130 % of your vitamin C needs for the day, 2 % of vitamin A needs, 6 % of calcium, as well as, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, selenium and copper.
With all those nutrients, oranges help prevent heart disease, kidney disease, cancer, and high blood pressure. They are also great for the skin and for helping to relieve constipation.
We hope you love this new combination as much as we do!