Haiti Health & Diet - PAPAYA is Good for Your Eyes

Haitian simply love to drink "Jus Papaye" (Papaya juice) but did you know? Papaya is Good for Your Eyes...

Papaya - Nutrition and Health Benefits
Papaya - Nutrition and Health Benefits

Papaya contains carotenoids like the beta-carotene whick can be converted into vitamin A a very important vitamin for healthy eyes and vision.

Papaya also contains good levels of two special compounds called lutein and zeaxanthin, both belonging to the carotenoid chemical family. There are critical in helping reduce the risk of macular degeneration, the leading cause of age-related vision loss.

To learn more about papaya and it's health benefits for your eyes and more, do a Google search on "papaya health benefits"

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Paul says...

It looks like papaya has even more power than what is mentioned here. For example, papaya seeds consumed with an empty stomach can kill worms in your body. I have tried it, and it seemed to

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Marie Nadine Pierre says...

Jah and Jahnes love. For the Papaya juice to be effective it has to be freshly squeezed or blended in Vitamix or powerful machine.

But, most folks buy the juice processed.

But most importantly, Carrots, Kale, Sweet Potatoes, Spinach, Apricots, Brocoli, Squash are richest in Vitamin A. Some folks who have problems with Vitamin A retention often experience fat malabsorption.

But eating fresh ripe papaya (hopefully sweet and in season) is really good for the digestive system.


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